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About Hasselblad Historical


The Hasselblad Historical site is dedicated to collecting and publishing information about Victor Hasselblad, the company he founded, and the camera systems (and other things) he produced.

The aim of Hasselblad Historical is to provide a trustworthy and comprehensive, 'one stop' source of information.
The information published by Hasselblad Historical is the result of often many years of collecting, and investigating the story behind the man, the firm and his products.

This is, needless to say, a very tall ambition. There is so much to research and share, and so little time to do it in. Hasselblad Historical should therefore best be considered a work permanently 'in progress'.

Article submissions

Hasselblad Historical welcomes contributions.
Articles can be submitted by email to:

Copyright of submitted articles remains with their author or authors.
By submitting, the author grants permission for publication on the Hasselblad Historical site.


The Hasselblad Historical site should not be seen as a scientific publication, and though every bit of information is provided as to the best of our knowledge, nothing or noone is perfect. Hasselblad Historical can therefore not assume any responsibility for how its content is used, or be held liable for any faults it may contain.
Hasselblad Historical invites everybody to point out errors in the information published here, or provide additional information, and help us achieve our goal.


You can contact Hasselblad Historical by email:

Or by mail:

Hasselblad Historical
van Cleefstraat 49
NL-5911 BE Venlo
the Netherlands

Declaration of interests and affiliations

Hasselblad Historical is completely independent from Hasselblad AB or any of its affiliates.
Views, opinions and statements expressed on this site do not necessarily reflect those of Hasselblad AB.

Hasselblad Historical is equally independent from any other company, or unnamed person or persons.

All material on this site is protected by copyright. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, translated, or transmitted in any form or by any means, without permission.
Copyright of articles and illustrations is held by the author or authors named.

Though permission for non-commercial use of material published on this site will usually be granted, please do ask first.
Requests can be directed to:

The people behind Hasselblad Historical

Hasselblad Historical's international staff are Richard Nordin (Canada), Charles Chernoff (U.S.A.), Jan Lagerlöf (Sweden), Quinten de Bakker (the Netherlands), and Stefan Heymann (Germany).

All material on this site is protected by law. Unauthorized use is prohibited.
- Hasselblad Historical - June 2006 -