Description: Photographs, art and objects from the collections of Helsinki City Museum.

In Finna you will find the complete set of 906 Signe Brander photographs depicting Helsinki a century ago, and many other materials illustrating the lives of Helsinki residents in the past. Browse the collection’s treasures, from plastic bags to blowdryers and transport tickets to works of art, and also find historical information on buildings in Helsinki. Only a small part of the museum’s collection is currently available via Finna.

All Helsinki City Museum images accessible via Finna are free to download and use, but the name of the photographer and Helsinki City Museum must be mentioned. The images are licenced under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licence. The license does not remove the user’s responsibility. For instance, a person’s right to decide on the commercial use of their name, photograph or other identifiable part of their identity, privacy protection rights and moral rights may limit the use of the material.

In the service you can browse or search a collection of over 50,000 photographs and download high resolution, print-quality images or smaller images for online use on your device free of charge. You can also browse the museum’s curated albums, create your own albums, and order customized photographic products such as posters from the collection’s images.

License(s): CC BY 4.0