R. and A. Gugelmann Collection

Dokumente aus der Sammlung R. und A. Gugelmann
The R. and A. Gugelmann Collection is the most important collection of works by the Schweizer Kleinmeister in the NL.
© NL, Nuria Marti

In 1982 Annemarie Gugelmann transferred to the Swiss National Library the collection of “Schweizer Kleinmeister” that she and her brother Rudolf had accumulated over four decades. As well as acquiring originals, the duo had sought out immaculately preserved prints, high-quality series of plates, portfolios and albums containing original graphic works. The NL continually enlarges the R. and A. Gugelmann Collection with new acquisitions of Schweizer Kleinmeister.

Research and access

  • The works are fully catalogued in the HelveticArchives database.
  • A selection of the works are available as high-resolution images on the website “kleinmeister.ch – Souvenirs suisses”.
  • Freely licensed digitised images can be found on Wikimedia Commons and opendata.swiss.
  • Original works can be consulted on site (by appointment).

Last modification 21.09.2023

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