22 April - 27 June 2010. The City Archives presents a comprehensive overview of life in Holland between 1845 and 1875. Drawing from extensive photographic resources from the Netherlands as well as foreign collections, this exhibition allows visitors to enjoy the valuable cultural legacy bestowed upon the city by Europe's first photographers, amongst them Britain's Benjamin Brecknell Turner who visited the city in 1857. Other noted photographers whose work is exhibited include Pieter Oosterhuis, Eduard Isaac Asser, Jan Adriaan van Eijk and Jacob Olie.
Tue-Fri: 10.00-17.00, Sat&Sun: 11.00-17.00
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Amsterdam’s earliest photographs 1845-1875
Venue: Amsterdam City Archives, Vijzelstraat 32, Amsterdam. Tel. +31 (0)20 2511 510 www.stadsarchief.amsterdam.nl