La mémoire des images

Catalogue Coordination: Silvio Corsini, BCU, Anne Lacoste, Musée de l’Elysée, and Olivier Lugon, UNIL.

With contributions from Silvio Corsini, Christian Joschke, Anne Lacoste, Luce Lebart, Olivier Lugon, Laurence Schmidlin, Estelle Sohier, Ursula Baume Cousam and Maelle Tappy.

The Musée de l’Elysée and the Cantonal and University Library of Lausanne (BCU) are publishing the first book devoted to the iconographic collection of the Canton of Vaud, illustrated with some one hundred images from the collection.


Des photos à lire et à compter

Catalogue Coordination: Anne Lacoste, Silvio Corsini, Olivier Lugon

Infolio éditions, 2015
21 X 26 cm
French version

Price : CHF 36.- instead of 39.90 (museum bookshop)
ISBN : 9782884747622

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1006 Lausanne
Tel: +41 (0)21 316 99 15

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By appointment when exhibitions are being mounted (consult the exhibition calendar).

Exhibition The memory of images

September 18, 2015 - January 3, 2016

Founded in 1896 by the pastor Paul-Louis Vionnet (1830-1914), the iconographic collection of the Canton of Vaud became part of the Musée de l’Elysée’s collections in the 1980s. It now contains hundreds of thousands of images covering the history of the medium.

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