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From 23 January until 18 April 2010, you can visit the exposition: Photography: A Special Collection at Leiden University at The Hague Museum of Photography. The exhibition features a selection of the special photo collection of Leiden University, one of our country’s oldest and most complete photo collections.

From 23 January until 18 April 2010, you can visit the exposition: Photography: A Special Collection at Leiden University at The Hague Museum of Photography. The exhibition features a selection of the special photo collection of Leiden University, one of our country’s oldest and most complete photo collections.

A wooden barrel, reused as framework for a water well.  Photography: Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University. Sign in to like this photo.Silver bowl - Universiteit Leiden - Álbuns da web do Picasa

A wooden barrel, reused as framework for a water well. Photography: Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University. Sign in to like this photo.Silver bowl - Universiteit Leiden - Álbuns da web do Picasa

Erwin Olaf paintings -  Merchant, 2011, from the series  The Siege and Relief of Leiden (2011) Leiden University Libraries and Museum De Lakenhal challenged Erwin Olaf to make a photo series based on the history of Leiden’s occupation and relief.

Erwin Olaf paintings - Merchant, 2011, from the series The Siege and Relief of Leiden (2011) Leiden University Libraries and Museum De Lakenhal challenged Erwin Olaf to make a photo series based on the history of Leiden’s occupation and relief.

Minerva (2011). Erwin Olaf (Dutch, b.1959). Chromogenic print, from the series: The Siege and Relief of Leiden (2011), commissioned by Museum De Lakenhal and Leiden University.

Minerva (2011). Erwin Olaf (Dutch, b.1959). Chromogenic print, from the series: The Siege and Relief of Leiden (2011), commissioned by Museum De Lakenhal and Leiden University.

by Erwin Olaf    Liberty - Plague and Hunger during the Siege of Leiden    from the series: The Siege and Relief of Leiden (2011), commissioned by Museum De Lakenhal and Leiden University

by Erwin Olaf Liberty - Plague and Hunger during the Siege of Leiden from the series: The Siege and Relief of Leiden (2011), commissioned by Museum De Lakenhal and Leiden University

Une vue de l'Extreme Deep Field ou XDF. Sur ce champ très profond qui a été photographié par Hubble, sont cerclés quelques objets avec des décalages spectraux Z parfois importants. © Illustration Z. Levay (STScI)-Nasa, Esa, G. Illingworth, D. Magee, and P. Oesch (University of California, Santa Cruz), R. Bouwens (Leiden University), the HUDF09 Team

Hubble voit l'univers 500 millions d'années après le Big Bang

Une vue de l'Extreme Deep Field ou XDF. Sur ce champ très profond qui a été photographié par Hubble, sont cerclés quelques objets avec des décalages spectraux Z parfois importants. © Illustration Z. Levay (STScI)-Nasa, Esa, G. Illingworth, D. Magee, and P. Oesch (University of California, Santa Cruz), R. Bouwens (Leiden University), the HUDF09 Team

Leiden University library owns the rights to photographs of medieval manuscripts. Included in this exhibit is the image above of multiple bound squires.

Leiden University library owns the rights to photographs of medieval manuscripts. Included in this exhibit is the image above of multiple bound squires.

A New serie done by Erwin Olaf on behalf of the Leiden University and Museum, de Lakenhal. The subject is a modern interpretation of the Siege of Leiden.

A New serie done by Erwin Olaf on behalf of the Leiden University and Museum, de Lakenhal. The subject is a modern interpretation of the Siege of Leiden.

Hubble ST - The Hubble eXtreme Deep Field, perhaps one of the most important pictures taken lately

Hubble ST - The Hubble eXtreme Deep Field, perhaps one of the most important pictures taken lately

Erwin Olaf, Minerva, 2011, chromogenic print, 80 x 60 cm, from the series: The Siege and Relief of Leiden (2011), commissioned by Museum De Lakenhal and Leiden University.

Erwin Olaf, Minerva, 2011, chromogenic print, 80 x 60 cm, from the series: The Siege and Relief of Leiden (2011), commissioned by Museum De Lakenhal and Leiden University.

Geesje Kwak in Japanse kimono, photograph by George Hendrik Breitner, 1893-1895. Leiden University Library.

Geesje Kwak in Japanse kimono, photograph by George Hendrik Breitner, 1893-1895. Leiden University Library.

Just imagine you are standing here, in the 16th-century Biblioteca dei Girolamini in Napels. The library is stuffed with 160,000 books dating from the 15th to the 19th century, which are draped around this room and others. Imagine the dusty smell, the echo of your steps as you go around the room. If you are a lover of books and libraries, this image may just make your day

Just imagine you are standing here, in the 16th-century Biblioteca dei Girolamini in Napels. The library is stuffed with 160,000 books dating from the 15th to the 19th century, which are draped around this room and others. Imagine the dusty smell, the echo of your steps as you go around the room. If you are a lover of books and libraries, this image may just make your day

"The heavens proclaim the Glory of God: the skies proclaim the work of His hands." Psalm 19:1       Hubble's Deepest View of Universe Unveils Never-Before-Seen Galaxies      Credit: NASA, ESA, G. Illingworth (UCO/Lick Observatory and the University of California, Santa Cruz), R. Bouwens (UCO/Lick Observatory and Leiden University), and the HUDF09 Team

"The heavens proclaim the Glory of God: the skies proclaim the work of His hands." Psalm 19:1 Hubble's Deepest View of Universe Unveils Never-Before-Seen Galaxies Credit: NASA, ESA, G. Illingworth (UCO/Lick Observatory and the University of California, Santa Cruz), R. Bouwens (UCO/Lick Observatory and Leiden University), and the HUDF09 Team