Image and Sound
The Image and Sound Collections held by the IISH include not only around 250,000 photographs but also 120,000 posters, which makes it one of the largest collections of posters in the Netherlands.
The Institute also stores several hundred banners from the labour movement. In addition, the collections include a considerable number of films and videos, several thousand sound tapes and gramophone records.
- The Image and Sound collections are accessible through the IISH catalogue.
- There is a subject index in the thesaurus.
- The catalogue shows digitized copies of visual documents. (low resolution only)
- In most cases it is possible to order reproductions, borrow materials for exhibitions. For rates, conditions and facilities, please go to Services.
- In some cases it is possible to consult original documents, after consultation with the reading room staff and by appointment only.