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History of the AFB


Created in 1931 as a photography section of the Historical City Archives, we moved to our current location in 1933, adding the photographic fonds of the Museum Photographic Service and the Technical Image Office of the City Council. We expanded and adapted these facilities in 2006 and finally, in 2009, we became the Arxiu Fotogràfic de Barcelona (AFB) as a new centre of the Municipal Archives attached to the City Council’s Institute of Culture.