Art Collection

The graphic art collection consists of over 232 thousand of various items. Mostly are the original works (engravings, drawings, ex libris, posters and photos). Collection of engravings including Polish and foreign works since sixteenth century to the contemporary time. Because of the history of the UMK particularly valuable is the collection of interwar Vilnius graphics and engravings representatives Torun graphics school (graduates and lecturers of the Faculty of Fine Arts UMK).

A collection of ex libris has more than 40 thousand items, both Polish and foreign (the best art centers of Europe), which is one of the largest and most valuable collections in Poland.

Collection of postcards, which includes more than 140 thousand items, is the largest such public collection in Poland. A significant part of an old postcard (late nineteenth and early twentieth century), a high historical value and iconography. The separate collection are nineteenth and twentieth century albums (often containing original engravings) and catalogs of exhibitions (including more than 16 thousand volumes).


Art Collections card catalog