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We have large collections containing many different types of images. These include photographs, drawings, engravings, portraits, postcards and chest prints. Only a small part of our image collections is searchable online. Please contact us for help with finding images in our collections.

Digitized images

We are working on making our image collections more easily accessible, mainly by digitization. Most of our digitized image collections are available on the national platform Alvin.

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Our image database is closed and replaced by Alvin

Our image collections with the collection Hagblom-Foto, Per Bagge's collection and the De la Gardie map collection have moved to Alvin and our local image database is closed. 

Search images in Alvin

Requesting images

If you are looking for images not digitally available, please contact us, so we can help you find images in our collections. The items will be available in the Special Collections Reading Room after 12 noon the following weekday.

Send your request to handskrift [at] ub [dot] lu [dot] se.

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