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The Hague gets a new city hall

Week number 47-14

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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The old city hall of The Hague at the Groenmarkt, dating from 1565, is becoming to small. The department Municipal register and the council chamber are housed externally. A new building will be located at the Alexanderveld. Former mayor S.J.R. de Monchy breaks the ground. SHOTS: - ext. old city hall; ext. external locations; - arrival of De Monchy and company at construction site; breaking ground ceremony; construction workers and an excavator start digging; - scale model of the future city hall.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
31 March 1947
Length:
01:20

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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