The Picture Collections of the National Board of Antiquities, Finland
The Picture Collections of the National Board of Antiquities are a part of Finland’s national cultural heritage managed by the National Board of Antiquities. They are a way to show the past and create interpretations of history. The Picture Collections of the National Board of Antiquities record, care for, and study cultural and historical, ethnological, architectural historical and journalistic picture materials and make them available for public use.
The collections include the extensive collections of the Journalistic Picture Archive (JOKA), which include news and entertainment images from newspapers over the past decades. The Picture collections include a total of approximately 15 million pictures created with different techniques, dating from the 1500s to the present. A selection of digitized images can be searched, researched and bought on our www.kuvakokoelmat.fi service.