53 Vintage Photos Showing ‘Trams of the Hague’ in the 1960s

The Hague is a city and municipality of the Netherlands, situated on the western coast facing the North Sea. It is the administrative and royal capital of the Netherlands and its seat of government, as well as the capital of the province of South Holland. It hosts the International Court of Justice and International CriminalContinue reading “53 Vintage Photos Showing ‘Trams of the Hague’ in the 1960s”

21 Wonderful Vintage Photochrom Prints of the Netherlands before 1900

The Netherlands, informally Holland, is a country located in Northwestern Europe with overseas territories in the Caribbean. It is the largest of four constituent countries of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (the others being Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten). In Europe, the Netherlands consists of twelve provinces, and borders Germany to the east, Belgium toContinue reading “21 Wonderful Vintage Photochrom Prints of the Netherlands before 1900”

33 Amazing Color Photos From the Netherlands During the Early 20th Century

With photos from the past you automatically think about black and white. Even in our own childhood, almost no color photograph was made. Nevertheless, the technique for making color photographs has been around for more than 100 years! In 1907, the two French brothers August and Louis Lumière invented a technique with which real colorContinue reading “33 Amazing Color Photos From the Netherlands During the Early 20th Century”

18 Fascinating Photos of Life in the Netherlands From the 1930s to the 1950s

The Netherlands, informally Holland, is a country located in Western Europe with overseas territories in the Caribbean. It is the largest of four constituent countries of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. In Europe, the Netherlands consists of twelve provinces, bordering Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest,Continue reading “18 Fascinating Photos of Life in the Netherlands From the 1930s to the 1950s”

51 Vintage Photos of Jayne Mansfield in the Netherlands in 1957

Jayne Mansfield (born Vera Jayne Palmer; April 19, 1933 – June 29, 1967) was an American actress, singer, nightclub entertainer, and Playboy Playmate. A sex symbol of the 1950s and early 1960s while under contract at 20th Century Fox, Mansfield was known for her well-publicized personal life and publicity stunts. Her film career was short-lived,Continue reading “51 Vintage Photos of Jayne Mansfield in the Netherlands in 1957”

23 Incredible Photographs Showing Daily Life in the Netherlands in 1904

The Netherlands, informally Holland, is a country located in Northwestern Europe with territories in the Caribbean. It is the largest of four constituent countries of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. In Europe, the Netherlands consists of twelve provinces, bordering Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, withContinue reading “23 Incredible Photographs Showing Daily Life in the Netherlands in 1904”

Anne Frank: Her Life in Pictures

Annelies Marie Frank (12 June 1929 – c. February 1945) was a German-Dutch diarist of Jewish heritage. One of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust, she gained fame posthumously with the 1947 publication of The Diary of a Young Girl (originally Het Achterhuis in Dutch; English: The Secret Annex), in which she documentsContinue reading “Anne Frank: Her Life in Pictures”

20 Vintage Photos Show Women’s Fashion in Amsterdam During the Late 1960s

Born in the Netherlands East Indies (now Indonesia) in 1931 Edgar Vos studied fashion at Amsterdam’s prestigious art school, the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, and then went to France to gain work experience. Vos has a successful chain of fifteen boutique clothing stores known as Edgar Vos Boutiques around the Netherlands, featuring designs that flatter allContinue reading “20 Vintage Photos Show Women’s Fashion in Amsterdam During the Late 1960s”

31 Amazing Photographs Showing Life in Amsterdam During the 1950s and 1960s

Amsterdam is the capital and most populous city of the Netherlands with a population of 872,680 within the city proper, 1,558,755 in the urban area and 2,480,394 in the metropolitan area. Found within the province of North Holland, Amsterdam is colloquially referred to as the “Venice of the North”, due to the large number ofContinue reading “31 Amazing Photographs Showing Life in Amsterdam During the 1950s and 1960s”