The Finnish Maritime Museum’s Picture Collection
The Finnish Maritime Museum’s Picture Collection comprises of ca. 30,000 pictures. The collection includes photographs of Finnish merchant vessels, work and free-time on board a ship, portraits of the crews as well as various activities of the Finnish Maritime Administration, such as pilot stations, lighthouses and icebreakers. One could mention sea captain Sten Lille's photographs of sailing ships and Pelastusyhtiö Neptun's (Salvage Company Neptun) collection as examples of the picture collection's interesting material donated by numerous individuals and organisations. Furthermore, the picture collection contains digital images of various documentation projects on contemporary seafaring.