I know Amsterdam only from black and white photos. Thanks to the new technique Photochrom we can now turn them into real colour images. These pictures of the capital of The Netherlands were discovered in the Library of Congress in Washington.

Central Station in Amsterdam. Library of Congress
Oudezijds kolk. Library of Congress
The Herengracht. Library of Congress
The world famous Rijksmuseum. This picture was taken in 1895. Library of Congress
The Groenburgwal. Library of Congress
The old post office. Library of Congress
The Munttoren is still there. Next to it is now a flower market. Library of Congress
The Dam. Library of Congress
A view from the water at the Binnenamstel. Library of Congress
The Palace on the Dam. Library of Congress