Conducts research and collects data on the global history of labour, workers, and labour relations


Khudadad Khan in action, Ypres, Belgium, 1914
Wendela Bicker, 1659

A selection of highlights, collection presentations, image galleries, and exhibitions from the collections of IISH, NEHA and Dutch Press Museum.

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Revolutionary Street Art in Russia
The Russian Revolution opened up new windows on art“Henceforward, Art will no longer live in … palaces, galleries, salons,...
New Guinea, Rugged and Humid
Not long ago, the eastern border of the Netherlands was to be found in New Guinea, the country of the Papuans, at a...
Ewald Vanvugt, Traveller, photographer, and publicist
Ewald Vanvugt's archive and photographs collection which he has donated to the IISH over the years, were recently made...