- Category: Photography, Slides and Digital Photography
- Specialized analogue und digital image archives
- More than 30.000 slides
- Middle format slides (6 x 6 cm) taken with Rollei
- Black and white prints
- Historical Images - color and black/ white images from the 1950s and 1960s
Das Bild des Orients offers a great variety of authentic images of the Islamic World to illustrate a documentation, a scholarly work or press articles.
Strong fields are Islamic Architecture of the Near East (esp. Turkey, Syria, Israel/ Palestine, Yemen, Iran) as well as the Caucasus (Armenia, Georgia) and Central Asia (Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyztan, Tadzhikistan) from the beginning of the Islamic Period, i.e. from the 7th century until today. Historical buildings in the old city of Cairo, Egypt are also well sind documented.