Poverty - pawn shop in Amsterdam: social history.

 

Pawn House in Amsterdam. An age old municipal institute for the benefit of poor citizens. The city founded it to keep clients out of the claws of commercial pawn brokers and loansharks. I can tell you the social history and significance of this seventeenth century pawnshop which is still fully functioning.

 

 

 

Amsterdams pawnshop. Well researched, with eye witness texts, told on the right spot in the city. Scientifically sound, entertaining, fun, a program with Drs. Kees Kaldenbach*

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Research presented in November 2014 about Mannheimer: he almost bought the best Vermeer: The Art of Painting (now in Vienna)

Drs. Kees Kaldenbach is your private "scholar-lecturer on culture tours" *. *Martha Gellhorn, Travels with Myself and another, p. 182.

 


 


Endorsements The Rijksmuseum has done me the honor of linking the main Rijksmuseum site to my website. Start at www.rijksmuseum.nl and select Collection. Then choose 'Digital Collaboration' and the 'Digital Vermeer House'.I conduct Rembrandt walks in Amsterdam for the Netherlands Bureau of Tourism, London and New York City offices. Their clients include important journalists.The travel site www.luxurytraveler.com has devoted a main feature to my tours and walks.

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About Drs. Kees Kaldenbach:

Read a biography.Drs. Kees Kaldenbach has been featured in television and radio documentaries, including BBC2 TV, NTV Japan, Danish TV and Radio Netherlands World Service. In July 2004 he was interviewed about Delft artists by Tetsuya Tsuruhara for the leading Japanese newspaper The Yomiuri Shimbun. In 2004 and 2005 he acted in an advisory role to additional BBC teams. Kaldenbach has written extensively on Vermeer and 17th century Delft, on Vincent van Gogh and on other art history topics.

 

Drs. Kees Kaldenbach is your private "scholar-lecturer on culture tours".

Further information is available on his encyclopedic web site: www.johannesvermeer.info

Contact information:Drs. Kees Kaldenbach , kalden@xs4all.nl Haarlemmermeerstraat 83 hs1058 JS AmsterdamThe Netherlands

telephone 020 - 669 8119 (from abroad NL +20 - 669 8119)

cell phone 06 - 2868 9775 (from abroad NL +6 - 2868 9775)

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Updated 14 Feb, 2017.