Category: Photography

3. June 2020

20th / 21st century | Women in history

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Female focus

by Ricabeth Steiger

In the history of professional photography, there are fewer well-known female photographers than male ones. There have, of course, been more male photographers overall, but this has also been due in part to social convention.

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29. April 2020

20th / 21st century | Photography

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Of photographers and hairdressers

by Aaron Estermann

The Swiss hairdressing championships of 1946 were to be a special occasion, as the first national competition since the war.

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26. February 2020

20th / 21st century | Photography

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Masterstroke on the Matterhorn

by Aaron Estermann

In 1965, mountain climber Walter Bonatti conquered the north face of the Matterhorn. In winter, and solo. A gift for the press photographers.

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8. January 2020

20th / 21st century | Photography

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100 years!

by Aaron Estermann

A 100th birthday used to be a big deal, and the press wanted to be part of it as well. Heart-warming articles were written about the lives of ordinary people.

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3. January 2020

20th / 21st century | Photography

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The milk supplier of Bulle

by Aaron Estermann

There was a time before mobile phones. A time when press photographers were the eyes of an entire nation. Many of the images they captured are now forgotten, such as this photo reportage on the dairy industry in Bulle.

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