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Middelburg Middelburg

Pictures from my hometown Middelburg (Zeeland, Netherlands). Middelburg is more than 1000 years old and has many monumental buildings, most of them from the 17/18th century when the city was a major commercial centre. The VOC, the first multinational corporation in the world, was based in both Amsterdam and Middelburg. Middelburg is also the city where the telescope was invented, 400 years ago (in 1608).

Many of these pictures can be found in my Middelburg Photobook that you can order online from most countries in paperback or a larger hardcover version. The book features many full page color photographs and a short history of the city (in Dutch, also available in Spanish). Customised versions of these books can be produced upon request.

Een (andere) selectie van deze foto's is te vinden in het boekje: 'Middelburg, fotoimpressie' (120 pagina's, inleiding in Nederlands + Engels). Dit boek is verkrijgbaar bij diverse Zeeuwse boekhandels, of via

If you would like to buy prints or digital files (e.g. for making your own canvas print), or want to use my pictures on a website please leave a comment (comments are only visible if you are a pbase supporter) or send an email message to nh at Non-commercial (private) use of websize images is usually free if you mention my name + website, but ALWAYS ASK FIRST!

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