E-Pics is ETH Zurich’s platform for images, photographs and illustrations.

The various catalogues comprise photo archives and photographers’ personal papers, as well as images on university life, from the natural sciences, the history of science and technology, scientific photography and many other topics. The majority of the digitised images are displayed publicly and new ones are added daily.

The platform E-Pics is an ETH Library Service.

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Catalogues

Old and Rare Prints

Old and Rare Prints, ETH Library

About 22’000 images online.
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Animals, Plants and Biotopes

Animals, Plants and Biotopes

About 50’000 images online.
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Max Frisch-Archive

Max Frisch Archive

About 4’000 images online.
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Art Inventory

Art Inventory

Items from ETH Zurich’s Art Inventory.
About 700 images online.
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E-Pics Collection of Astronomical Instruments

Collection of Astronomical Instruments

Instruments Collection that belonged to the former Eidgenössische Sternwarte in Zurich.
About 5’600 images online.
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Corporate Communications

Corporate Communications ETH Zurich

Image Archive ETH Zurich Corporate Communications.
About 4’300 images online.
For ETH Zurich members only.
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