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Potato Riots (1917) Daan Bout’s drawing shows desperate women fighting for vegetables during World War I. Rioting followed and the army was brought in to quell the uprising. TIMELINE 1920 Air service 1917 Potato riots in the Jordaan 1926 from Schiphol to London inaugurated Detail on façade of ABN Bank 1915 SDAP have majority on city council and shape housing policy 1910 1915 1914 World War I 1920 1925 1928 Olympic Games held in Amsterdam begins. Holland remains neutral 1920s “Ring” built round Cartoon satirizing the Netherlands’ rejection of Germany’s offer of friendship in 1915 ABN Bank built on Vijzelstraat southern part of the city.
She died in BergenBelsen concentration camp in March 1945. Potato Riots (1917) Daan Bout’s drawing shows desperate women fighting for vegetables during World War I. Rioting followed and the army was brought in to quell the uprising. TIMELINE 1920 Air service 1917 Potato riots in the Jordaan 1926 from Schiphol to London inaugurated Detail on façade of ABN Bank 1915 SDAP have majority on city council and shape housing policy 1910 1915 1914 World War I 1920 1925 1928 Olympic Games held in Amsterdam begins.
Many of Rembrandt’s mostfamous paintings were created in the first-floor studio. A fine collection of Rembrandt’s drawings includes various selfportraits in different moods and guises.