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New cornice for historical mansion

Week number 76-16

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

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A former carriage house on the Kerkstraat in Amsterdam is brought back into its original state by adding a cornice on the facade. The ornament was modelled after the original which is pictured on a painting in the Rijksmuseum.  SHOTS: Amsterdam canal houses, including the former carriage house; painting of a canal house; sculptor Hans 't Mannetje makes the cornice in his workshop, a.o. drawing and sculpture; a truck-mounted crane lifts the ornaments over the roof of the carriage house, after which the parts are put in place.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 January 1976
Length:
01:24

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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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