Image and sound
The Image and Sound Collections held by the IISH include some 250,000 photographs and 120,000 posters - 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 amount 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.