Alkmaar Cheese Market and Zuider Zee

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Title

Alkmaar Cheese Market and Zuider Zee

Description

Left page title 'Alkmaar Cheese Market'.

Top left - men carrying large cheese sledges out of a building with flag over doorway. On the reverse 'Weighing a sale'. Top right a man dressed in white with broad brimmed hat at the front of a large cheese sledge. On the reverse 'Alkmaar Cheese market, Porter (various coloured hats to denote firm) and cheese sledge'.

Middle - A boy sitting on the side of a barge with a girl in traditional dress kneeling behind wiping his hand. Captioned 'Boy and girl on barge'. On the reverse 'Boy and girl wearing local costume - Alkmaar - on barge into which cheeses were being loaded'.

Bottom left - On the left four loaded cheese sledges. On the right a man is rolling cheeses down a wooden chute into a barge. On the left in front Joy Dawson is keeling by the chute. In the background a crowd of men and women. Captioned 'Barge loading chute'. On the reverse 'Joy - at loading chute into barge'.

Bottom right - a woman in traditional dress at a cheese counter with several round cheeses and boxes. Captioned 'Souvenir sales girls'. On the reverse 'Lay in local (Alkmaar) costume selling cheese to visitors'.

Right page.

Top left - a town on shoreline taken from out to sea. Captioned 'leaving V[?]'. Top right a group of fisherman in fishing clothes sitting and standing in front of a building. Captioned 'Fishermen of Volendam - normal dress'. On the reverse 'Fisherman of Volendam - normal dress'.

Middle left - six concertinaed folded postcards showing people in local dress and village scenes with houses, women washing clothes and a small lifting bridge.

Middle left underneath postcards - a distant view of a shoreline. On the reverse 'The whole of Marken - from Zuider Zee'.

Middle right - a harbour entrance with piers and buidings surrounding. Captioned 'Marken Harbour'. On the reverse ' Marken from Zuider Zee. Cottage on far right is the one of interior view on snap 16'.

Bottom - inside a house a wall with mounted plates, a curtained alcove with bed and a grandfather clock. Captioned 'Interior of cottage showing double bed in wall'.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1952

Rights

This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

Format

Ten b/w photographs and six colour post cards mounted on two album pages

Type

Identifier

PDawsonSR16010320, PDawsonSR16010321, PDawsonSR16010322, PDawsonSR16010323, PDawsonSR16010324, PDawsonSR16010325, PDawsonSR16010326, PDawsonSR16010327, PDawsonSR16010328, PDawsonSR16010329, PDawsonSR16010330, PDawsonSR16010331, PDawsonSR16010332, PDawsonSR16010333, PDawsonSR16010334, PDawsonSR16010335, PDawsonSR16010336, PDawsonSR16010337, PDawsonSR16010338, PDawsonSR16010339, PDawsonSR16010340

Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Citation

“Alkmaar Cheese Market and Zuider Zee,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 12, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6788.

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