Hugo Wilmar's photographs provide a unique view of the world from 1945 to 1957. During his short life, Hugo Wilmar developed into one of the top photographers of that period. In his career he has taken an estimated 20.000 photos. Of this is a large part well kept. Most photos can be found in the image banks of the Dutch archives. The family archive contains approximately 1.100 unique photos that have never been published before.
The photo of a Rook, Raven and Hooded Crow, with which Hugo Wilmar won a photo competition (ca 1942)
Hugo Wilmar photographs General Wainwright's tickertape parade.
This photo of a foggy forest in Bear Country, Newfoundland Canada is without a doubt one of the favorite photos in the Hugo Wilmar Family Archive.
The Marine is one of the most iconic photos from Hugo Wilmar's collection. Hugo Wilmar, taken in the Dutch East Indies on May 22, 1946
In September 1952, Hugo Wilmar published an article in “Outdoor Life Magazine, entitled“ Stumped ”about the rescue of a trapped beaver.