maandag 23 mei 2016

Billiard Factory

Walking in Amsterdam yesterday we bumped into a whole street with murals! Amazing, we don't see so much murals here.

This one refers to a billiard factory next to the mural.

Billiard factory Wilhelmina is one of the oldest of our country and dates from 1898. The name of the the founder's wife was Wilhelmina as well as the year our Queen Wilhelmina was crowned.
The billiardshop is situated in another street close by so probably this used to be the workshop.
The designer of the murals is "Hugo Kaagman"
Linking to "Monday Murals"

20 opmerkingen:

  1. Portas e janelas muito bem decoradas.
    Um abraço e boa semana.

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  2. Colourful and lovely building too.

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  3. Vaude, these are really lovely doors. Wonderful idea to make city more beautiful.

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  4. Well you really hit the mural jackpot here! I would have thought Amsterdam would have many murals Marianne?

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    1. No we have no tradition here of murals. The houses sre all of bricks and you are not allowed to paint in the streets without a permit.

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  5. Fine looking mural commemorating a local industry. Is the company still in business of making billiard equipment?

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    1. Yes they are and still have a shop close by.

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  6. Wat een ontdekking! De muurschilderingen zijn ook echt prachtig gemaakt.

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  7. The blue window art makes the building beautiful.

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  8. I never thought about what a billiard factory might look like or how the balls are made.

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  9. Dearest Marianne,
    That is quite interesting and for sure it is still very popular so production will continue.
    Very special murals, all of them!
    Hugs,
    Mariette

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  10. very ornate..I really like the 2 small blue murals in the last photo

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  11. A friend of mine paints picture of doors and I believe this would fascinate her
    Coffee is on

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  12. Great murals. Murals are catching up over here.

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  13. I do like the architecture of the shop's original location.

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  14. Such interesting murals on the side of the billiard factory. They are really fine renderings.

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