380'000 Photos

Archives “Technik- Arbeiter und Bauaufnahmen” (TAB: Photos of Technology, Working Class and Constructions):
ARIAS Industrial Culture documents objects from the rivet to industrial landscapes and offers its visual material over the internet.

The TAB archives almost exclusively contain photos of Dr. Hans-Peter Bärtschi on topics such as: 

  • social history of the working class
  • railways worldwide
  • industrial culture (products, history of industrialisation)
  • preservation of industrial monuments and industrial architecture
  • pre-industrial trade
  • urban development