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Jan Tschichold's Archive has been digitized

Started by John Cornelisse, January 11, 2022, 02:59:49 PM

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John Cornelisse

Between 2019 and 2021, the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek museum digitized all documents from Jan Tschichold's estate – more than 2,000 documents, totaling some 23,000 scans. All these documents are accessible through the site of the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek:


Below the description of each item is a link 'Offnen Medium'. That leads to high res images. An incredibly rich resource for anyone interested in Tschichold's work.

On the occasion of the completion of the project, the Deutsche Buch- und Tekstmuseum has set up a beautiful online exhibition with some material from this special archive:

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