History of the colonies

'Pieter_and_Paul' 1698

Painting: The frigate Pieter and Paul on the IJ, Abraham Storck

Long ago, the Dutch left their Colonial period behind them, but it is not a completely closed chapter yet. The colonial legacy is still alive, both in the Netherlands and there, where the ships of the Dutch trading companies arrived. This is what one can learn about the Dutch colonial past and its impact on the present.


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