Adolf Feller’s postcard collection

Adolf Feller’s postcard collection

The postcard collection belonging to Adolf Feller (1876-1931), a manufacturer of electrical devices from Horgen, contains nearly 54,000 postcards from all over the world. Following Feller’s death in 1931, his daughter Elisabeth took over the collection until the 1970s. The majority of the postcards were sent between 1889 and 1954. Read more

Guillaume Henri Dufour: topographical map of Switzerland 1:100 000. page 8, Aarau, Lucerne, Zug, Zurich. (Printed in 1926)

Guillaume Henri Dufour: topographical map of Switzerland 1:100 000. page 8, Aarau, Lucerne, Zug, Zurich. (Printed in 1926)

The Dufour Map (surveyed and published at the behest of the Swiss Federal authorities, recorded under the supervision of General G.H. Dufour, first edition 1845–1865, updated until 1939) documents the settlement and landscape development of modern Switzerland in the Read more