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 1.700 unique photos that have never been published before.
Hugo Wilmar's Masterpieces
B-24 Cemetery in Biak
In the impenetrable jungle of the island of Biak near New Guinea, hundreds of B-24 Liberators lie…
Diapositive by Haile Selassie
Special find of a color slide of Haile Selassie, the emperor of Ethiopia, made by…
This photo of a foggy forest in Bear Country, Newfoundland Canada is without a doubt a…
Hugo Wilmar photographs General Wainwright's tickertape parade.
The Marine is one of the most iconic photos from Hugo Wilmar's collection….
In September 1952 Hugo wilmar published an article in “Outdoor Life Magazine, entitled…