Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Montelbaanstoren


The Montelbaanstoren in Amsterdam in 1925, by Cornelis Vreedenburgh (1880-1946), 59 x 73 cm. Originally build in 1516 to help defend the city, the tower was enlarged in 1606 with a decorative top.


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3 comments:

  1. Another version of "now" and "then"! I love it.

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  2. This is beautiful! It looks little changed and I love the tower. However, isn't that flag flying upside down?

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  3. @Mary: Thank you for your nice comment!
    @Nate: Yes it is! Very strange...

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