Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Amsterdam Gabled Houses: Topographic Views

Accession Number: 
202057
Order Title: 
Archivision Addition Module NINE--6,173 images
Type of View: 
partialView
View Title: 
Baroque (1663) example with neck gable topped with tympanum, elaborate bracket decorations with African slaves, round windows and swags
Date of View: 
8/23/2013
Image description: 
A merchant's house located on the Oudezijds Vooburgwal, number 187, built in 1663 in the style of architect Philips Vingboons. The African figures on the brackets, holding tobacco, announce that this family fortune came from the slave trade to the Americas.
Image Rights: 
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Addition Module NINE
Culture: 
Dutch
Subject: 
Restoration and conservation
Work Types: 
visual works; topographical views
Preferred Title: 
Amsterdam Gabled Houses: Topographic Views
Agent Display: 
Scott Gilchrist (Canadian photographer, born 1960)
Date: 
photographed 2013 (creation)
Materials: 
digital images
Technique: 
photography
Locations: 
Amsterdam, North Holland , Netherlands
Location Type: 
(creation)
Style/Period: 
Baroque
Style/Period: 
Seventeenth century
Style/Period: 
Twenty-first century
Classification: 
Architecture
Classification: 
Urban Design and City Planning