C.J. van Haaften (copyright). Drawing comparing the 17th century facades of Nieuwe Langendijk nrs 22-26, to that of The Little Street. Drawn and published by C.J. van Haaften, Nieuwe Langendijk Delft (1987) II, p. 350-351. This drawing shows similarities in size and structure. The upper part shows the actual pre-1982 situation. The dotted lines above nr 26 show the shape of a one-time historic roof line on this building. The straight line above 24 shows the actual 1982 roof line of the large house in back of house nr 24. The dotted line shows the roof as it looked in the seventeenth century. The lower drawing shows Vermeer's picture. Notice how the street level has been raised in the course of centuries.