Typical Dutch. Skating long distances on lakes and canals. The whole family.

Skating long distances on Dutch lakes and canals

Melkman in de straat,1956.

Milkman going from door to door in the streets. The Netherlands, Unknown Photographer.

Holland in April 1906. An excellent view of a woman crossing over one of the canals and below, more tall windows, traditional costume and curious glances.

Delft, The Netherlands, April 1906 by Edward Linley Sambourne. Love how the scenery of Holland hasn't changed much! Would be fun to recreate this photo :)

Orvelte, Drenthe, Netherlands Een uitzondering: dit is het mooiste dorp van Nederland!

Orvelte, Drenthe, Netherlands Een uitzondering: dit is het mooiste dorp van Nederland!

Urk, photo by G.A. van der Chijs, 1958.  .  .  .  .  Dutch woman

Urk, photo by G. Breezy, and that counts for a lot! Dutch woman who traditionally has everything scrubbed clean and shiny.

1945. boerenkeuken.

When I was little all Mams and Nanas looked like this ! Except now and again a Lady would wear a flowery three quarter long sleeved overall ! We soon figured out that there was going to be a baby in that persons house before long ! Never wondered how !

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