Holland 1900

De Dam te Amsterdam omstreeks
P: Filmfabriek F.A. Nöggerath. Ne 1900
Print: EYE collection, Amsterdam

“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’.”
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De Maasbrug te Rotterdam omstreeks
P: Filmfabriek F.A. Nöggerath. Ne 1901
Print: EYE collection, Amsterdam

De Amsterdamse Beurs omstreeks 1900
P: Filmfabriek F.A. Nöggerath. Ne 1900
Print: EYE collection, Amsterdam

“A view of Dam Square and the Damrak. To the right the ‘Beurs van Zocher’, the commodity exchange building of architect J.D. Zocher.
The building had only been completed in 1845, but was demolished in 1903 after a new commodity exchange, the ‘Beurs van Berlage’, was built next to the old one. In the place of Zocher’s building appeared a department store, De Bijenkorf. In the foreground is the tram stop for horsecars.”
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Intocht van hertog Hendrik van Mecklenburg en H.M. de koningin aan het Staatsspoor te ‘s-Gravenhage
P: Filmfabriek F.A. Nöggerath. Ne 1900
Print: EYE collection, Amsterdam

Te water laten van de ‘Koningin Regentes’ aan de marinewerf
K: Leon Boedels. P: Filmfabriek F.A. Nöggerath. Ne 1900
Print: EYE collection, Amsterdam

“The battleship ‘Koningin Regentes’ was built on the Amsterdam Navy Yard. The ship was christened by Queen Mother Emma and launched on April 24, 1900.
Clearly visible only the hull of the boat is ready. The second part of the film – the Royal procession – is missing.
This film was restored in the project ‘Breng Amsterdam in beeld’ (Amsterdam in the picture)”
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Aankomst van Paul Kruger te Amsterdam
P: Filmfabriek F.A. Nöggerath. Ne 1900
Print: EYE collection, Amsterdam

“Report of the arrival of Paul Kruger in Amsterdam, during his trip to Europe at the end of the Second Boer War.
After his arrival in the Netherlands in December 1900, Kruger initially stayed in The Hague. On December 20, he traveled by train to Amsterdam, where he was met by a large crowd at the Central Station.
F. A. Nöggerath filmed the arrival; the result was shown the same evening in his theater Varieté Flora.
Kruger would remain in the Netherlands for nearly two years. In 1902 he moved to Clarens, Switzerland, where he died on July 14, 1904.”
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Stephanus Johannes Paulus “Paul” Kruger (1825-1904) was a political and military leader who served as President of the South African Republic (or Transvaal) from 1883 to 1900.