The collection of monument photographs selected for Memory of the Netherlands (more than 10.000 in total) consists of three sections:
- the oldest glass plate negatives in possession of the RDMZ from the period 1906-1915, mainly the work of G. de Hoog
- the Steenbergh collection: glass plate negatives, made by C.J. Steenbergh in the period 1910-1935 for the journal "Buiten"
- part of the collection of old prints, built up mainly through donations since the beginning of governmental conservation efforts in the Netherlands
The photographs in Memory of the Netherlands are a selection from the collection of the Rijksdienst voor de Monumentenzorg (The Netherlands Department for Conservation, RDMZ), comprising about 400.000 photographs.
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