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Discover our Online Collections!

Everyday objects, made with aesthetic care:

Postcards of the Wiener Werkstätte

Founded in 1903, the Wiener Werkstätte aimed to artistically infuse all areas of life. Soon it also included the production of postcards in its program, and numerous renowned artists contributed their designs and templates to this enterprise. Their exclusive design and relatively small print run also appealed to collectors of postcards and created a veritable passion for collecting, which continues unabated to this day.

Today, more than 400 Wiener Werkstätte postcards are in the Graphic Arts Collection of the Province of Upper Austria.

Autochromes taken by Margareta von Österreich-Toskana

Early colour photography from the private context of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine from 1910 to 1914

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Postcards "Wiener Werkstätte"

Founded in 1903, the Wiener Werkstätte aimed to artistically permeate all areas of life. It soon included the production of postcards in its program, with numerous renowned artists contributing. Today, more than 400 Wiener Werkstätte postcards are in the Graphic Arts Collection of the Province of Upper Austria.

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Explore our digital collections!

The collections of the Province of Upper Austria include more than 200,000 photographs. The OÖ Landes-Kultur GmbH is continuously working on the digitization of these collections. On our new platform "Online Collections" this digital data is now accessible online.

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Tips on using this site

Would you like to save or reuse a picture from our collections? You can find more information on our acceptable use policy here.

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NEW to our collections

Among the vast collections in the Department of Graphic Art of the Province of Upper Austria in the OÖ Landes-Kultur GmbH, the historical Upper Austrian vedute are an essential part. The collection currently comprises over 5000 works on paper and is of particular importance in terms of art and cultural history. New to our collections is an album with watercolour paintings from the 1850s.

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