In addition to artistic subjects, the Hugo Wetzel collection largely comprises purely typographic posters.
The story of St. Moritz and the posters includes unknown treasures and extends much further than assumed – all the way to Hugo Wetzel’s printing house. In addition to artistic subjects, the Hugo Wetzel collection largely comprises purely typographic posters that provided brief information about events such as balls and offers. After the event, the posters usually disappeared without a trace, were torn up and thrown away. Fortunately, the Wetzel family stored some copies in the darkness of their basement. For today, they unveil a lost history of long-past events.