The Netherlands

  • Vrede van Munster - county hall - I

    Vrede van Munster – county hall – I

    August 30, 2013

    Photograph of an engraving of the council chamber of the City Hall of Münster. In this boardroom the Peace of Münster was signed between the Dutch Republic an the Kingdom of Spain on 30 January 1648, and officially ratified in Münster on 15 May 1648. With this treaty, the United Netherlands finally became independent from the […]

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  • Vrede van Münster – raadzaal – II

    August 30, 2013

    Photograph of the council chamber of the City Hall of Münster. In this room the Peace of Münster was signed between the Dutch Republic an the Kingdom of Spain on 30 January 1648, and officially ratified in Münster on 15 May 1648. With this treaty, the United Netherlands finally became independent from the Spanish Crown.

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  • Dutch Independency 1813-1913

    Dutch Independency 1813-1913

    August 23, 2013

    A school board published by the Council of Amsterdam on the occasion of the centenary of the Dutch Independency 1813-1913. The central image depicts the arrival of Prince William of Orange at Scheveningen on 30 November 1813. The image is framed with decorated panels containing the names of kings and queens of the Netherlands and names […]

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  • Nederland zal herrijzen. Volksherstel

    Volksherstel. Nederland zal herrijzen

    June 14, 2013

    Poster communicating the reconstruction of The Netherlands with the slogan “Volksherstel” and “Nederland zal herrijzen”. The reconstruction of The Netherlands started during World War II, after the bombing of Rotterdam (Rotterdam Blitz) in may 1940, but mainly took place after World War II. Image: mirrored woman’s face. One face is looking upwards, the other is […]

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  • Pak aan in Indie. Neem dienst

    Zie de wereld. Pak aan in Indië. Neem dienst!

    June 12, 2013

    Recruitment poster for voluntary service in Indonesia. Image: a lion standing on a globe  blowing a trumpet against a yellow background.

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  • Wordt voor hem lid van de Band Nederland Indonesië

    June 12, 2013

    Poster with a call to join “Band Nederlands Indonesië”, an organisation to support the Dutch soldiers in Indonesia. Image: Bright yellow colored poster with a Dutch soldier standing on a globe in front of an Indonesian landscape. Around the globe a circle with letters, parcels, records, books, radio and turntable. At the bottom of the circle a homely […]

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  • Wilhelmo Henrico Principlauriacus ob Fugatos Hostes et Republicam Restitutam

    Wilhelmo Henrico Priniciplauriacum ob Fugatos Hostes et Republicam Restitutam

    June 12, 2013

    17th century engraving by Gérard Lairesse. Image: Allegory in honour of William III, Prince of Orange, after his victorious campaign of 1673. Figure of Hercules to the left of the Maid of the Netherlands, who is surrounded by the 7 Maids of the Provinces.

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  • Vrouwen Vredesgang

    Vrouwen Vredesgang Rotterdam 17 mei

    June 12, 2013

    Poster to announce the Women’s Yearly Peace March in Rotterdam. Image: Black and blue colored image of a woman with child standing on a globe in front of a war cemetery and looking up to the sky while war planes are flying over.

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  • Vrouwen spreken tot u

    June 12, 2013

    Poster with an invitation for a lecture organised by the Women of Ravensbrück Committee. Image: Charcoal or graphite drawing of a female figure with a child. The child reaches his arms out to the woman holding flowers in his left hand. In the background stands a group of women. 

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  • Voor hen die alles gaven. Stichting1940 - 1945

    Voor hen die alles gaven. Stichting 1940-1945

    June 12, 2013

    Fundraising poster published by the Dutch Foundation 1940-1945 to raise funds for victims of World War II. Image: a beige colored image with in the center a window with bars, barbed wire and daisies. Through the window a bright sun is seen.

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