Miss Magnolia Thunderpussy's photos with the klompen

Something to gladden the heart of Mr. Scumbeast!

Something to gladden the heart of Mr. Scumbeast!
My dear, it's been a long time coming, and you most certainly deserve it! No, no, think nothing of it - as long as it gives you pleasure, it is the least I could possibly do. Enjoy this little sequence of accordion and concertina photographs, my d…
Added on October 16, 2013

Studio portrait of a Dutch married couple

Studio portrait of a Dutch married couple
Alternatively, they could just be tourists in Volendam.
Added on October 16, 2013

Well-behaved Volendam children

Well-behaved Volendam children
Added on October 16, 2013

Two rather well nourished Dutch children - early 20th Century

Two rather well nourished Dutch children - early 20th Century
Added on March  5, 2012

Pennsylvanian steelworker cooking on a gas stove, 1930s

Pennsylvanian steelworker cooking on a gas stove, 1930s
[from the Life Magazine archives]

He must have been Pennsylvania Dutch, as he is wearing clogs (or "klompen"). A lick of paint on the kitchen wall would not have come amiss.
Added on July  1, 2010

An elite group of German soldiers - World War II

An elite group of German soldiers  -  World War II
An extremely rare photograph of the Nachthemdholzschutanzgruppe, founded by no less a person than Reichsmarschall Goering himself, for the promotion of German folksong and dance among the troops. Responsible only to him, they gradually became mistruste…
Added on March  2, 2009

American sailor visiting the Island of Marken - 1927

American sailor visiting the Island of Marken - 1927
For sale on ebay a few years ago. Apparently he served on board USS Whipple.
Added on December  1, 2008

Teenage boy with dog cart - possibly on the Island of Marken, Nord Holland, 1890s

Teenage boy with dog cart  -  possibly on the Island of Marken, Nord Holland, 1890s
Added on December  1, 2008

Marken housewives gossiping

Marken housewives gossiping
Added on December  1, 2008

Young married couple from the Island of Marken - Nord Holland, 1890

Young married couple from the Island of Marken -  Nord Holland, 1890
Added on November 18, 2008

Two Marken women with small child - 1890s

Two Marken women with small child  - 1890s
Added on November 18, 2008

Marken children - circa 1890s

Marken children - circa 1890s
Added on November 18, 2008

Picture postcard of some of the inhabitants of Marken, 1908

Picture postcard of some of the inhabitants of Marken, 1908
Added on November 18, 2008

Group of children on the Island of Marken - 1880s

Group of children on the Island of Marken - 1880s
Added on November 18, 2008