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" 'T Saligh Roemers Huys / The Delightful House of Roemer

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 17, 2017
1. " 'T Saligh Roemers Huys / The Delightful House of Roemer Marker
Note that the marker is highly reflective - the building visible as the markers "background" is actually behind the viewer and across the canal.
Inscription.  "'T Saligh Roemers Huys wiens vloer betreden word, wiens dorpel is gesleten van Schilders, kunstenaers, van Sangers en Poten"
(Vondel, 1623)

In dit pand en in de aangranzende panden woonden en werkten den koopman-dichter Roemer Visscher en zijn talentvolle dochters Anna (1583-1681) en Maria Tesselschade (1594-1649)

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(English translation:)

"The delightful House of Roemer, where upon entrance one encounters a threshold worn down by Painters, Artists, and by Singers and Poets" - Vondel, 1623

In this and the neighboring buildings lived and worked the merchant-poet Roemer Visscher and his talented daughters, Anna (1583-1681) and Maria Tesselschade (1594-1649).
 
Erected 1994 by Tesselschade-Arbeid Adelt.
 
Location. 52° 22.554′ N, 4° 54.109′ E. Marker is in Amsterdam, North Holland. Marker is on Gelderse Kade just south of Prins Hendrikkade, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Gelderse Kade 16, Amsterdam, North Holland 1012 BH, Netherlands. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking

" 'T Saligh Roemers Huys / The Delightful House of Roemer Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 17, 2017
2. " 'T Saligh Roemers Huys / The Delightful House of Roemer Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here to the left of the entrance.
distance of this marker. Henry Hudson (within shouting distance of this marker); Schreierstoren (within shouting distance of this marker); Sint Olofskapel / Saint Olof's Chapel (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Bet van Beeren (about 120 meters away); Chet Baker (about 150 meters away); Long-time Apothecary (about 210 meters away); Spoorviaduct Oostertoegang Centraal Station / Railway Viaduct, Eastern Entrance, Central Station (about 210 meters away); Joost van den Vondel (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amsterdam.
 
Also see . . .
1. Roemer Visscher (Wikipedia). "Roemer Pieterszoon Visscher (1547 – 19 February 1620) was a successful Dutch merchant and writer of the Dutch Golden Age." (Submitted on January 14, 2020.) 

2. Anna Visscher (Wikipedia). "Anna Roemers Visscher (c. 2 February 1584 – 6 December 1651) was a Dutch artist, poet, and translator." (Submitted on January 14, 2020.) 

3. Maria Tesselschade Visscher (Wikipedia). "Maria Tesselschade Roemers Visscher, also called Maria Tesselschade Roemersdochter Visscher or Tesselschade (March 25, 1594 – June 20, 1649) was a Dutch poet and engraver." (Submitted on January 14, 2020.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 14, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 14, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 14, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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