De Dam te Amsterdam omstreeks 1900

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Summary

Shot of Dam Square on a weekday. In the background the Royal Palace is visible behind the then national monument, 'De Eendracht', better known by the common name "Naatje op de Dam".

The monument was unveiled in 1856, commemorating the Ten Days' Campaign and as a symbol of the Dutch harmony. In 1914 when the layout of Dam Square was changed the statue was taken down.

Information

original title
De Dam te Amsterdam omstreeks 1900
alternative title
Naatje op de Dam
production year
1900
country
Netherlands
geographical names
category
Non-fictional
production company

Images

Crew

Technical notations

sound
Silent
colour
Black & White
format
35mm
acts
1

Resources

Ivo Blom, 'Terugblikken: Nederlandse non-fictiefilms van rond de eeuwwisseling (I)', in: TMG (2010), pp. 78-94

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