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  • Gemalter Tiger
    New polish
    The Bildarchiv Austria had a site relaunch
  • Bildarchiv und Grafiksammlung, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek
    The painter Johann J. Kirchner in the Wachau
    Johann Adam Klein, around 1812
  • Bildarchiv und Grafiksammlung, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek
    The private family library of the House of Habsburg

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With over three million objects of various historical types of media, the Picture Archives and Graphics Department is Austria’s largest centre of pictorial documentation. It is an archive, library, scientific picture agency and reproduction service point for picture orders from all the departments of the Austrian National Library.

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Capacity library area at Heldenplatz

Due to the minimum distance required by the authorities, currently not all seats are available in the reading rooms. The capacity indicator serves as an orientation for your visit


420 seats are still available.

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