Monday, 24 October 2011
Monday Doorways, Our World Tuesday, Rotterdam
This beautiful door gives access to the Schielandhuis, which was built between 1662 and 1665.The citypalace would give accomodation to the polder committee for almost one and a half century. The architect was probably Pieter Post, an authority in the field of Dutch classicism.In one of my posts I mention him as the architect of the Weighhouse in Gouda and also of the townhall in Gouda.
The Schieland House has been used as a museum and gallery for quite some time now.
Beautiful details over the door.
Fortunately the Schielandhuis was not destroyed during the WWII
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