Oud Nederland


Pictures from Oud Nederlands (Old Netherlands) by Prof. Dr. H. Brugmans (1927).

Prof. Brugmans died in 1939, more than 70 years ago (as of 2010) so the book is out of copyright; additionally, it reproduces 18th century plates which are not themselves subject to copyright.

[picture: Cover of the book]

Cover of the book

Transcription of the text: [more...] [$]

[picture: Title Page]

Title Page

A photograph (not a scan) of the title page. [more...] [$]

[picture: DE KEET OOST en KAAI POORT te EDAM.]
[picture: Assen]


Assen is the capital of Drenthe, in North-East Netherlands (Holland). It’s possible that the large building at rear left is now the headquarters of RTF-Drenthe, the public regional broadcasting channel for the area. if so, it was previously a school. The church on the right [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Wimel of Windmolen Poort, Nymegen]

Wimel of Windmolen Poort, Nymegen

Wimel of Windmolen Poort in Nijmegen, Netherlands, as i appeared in 1732. This was a gate in the old city walls, and was built in 1436 when the city was expanded. There is a more recent photograph of Molenpoort, now called Molenpoort Passage and a shopping centre: the ancient gate no longer stands. [more...] [$]

[picture: Wimel of Windmolen Poort, Widescreen Version]

Wimel of Windmolen Poort, Widescreen Version

A version of Wimel of Windmolen Poort, with smaller margins, to fit on a wider screen. [more...] [$]

[picture: Wimel Poort from the other Side.]

Wimel Poort from the other Side.

Wimel Poort van de andere Zyde. [more...] [$]