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Rijnvaart, reportage vanaf motorschip Damco 230: Zwitserland


Rijnvaart, reportage vanaf motorschip Damco 230: Zwitserland



Drielandenpunt bij de haven van Bazel-Kleinhüningen, gezien vanaf de Siloturm. Op de voorgrond Zwitserland, linksachter Frankrijk en rechtsachter Duitsland

Willem van de Poll worked as a photojournalist for Dutch and European news magazines.

Set of images depicting various harbors, ports, and piers together with ships, fishing and sailing boats, and all types of haven-like places and views. All large image sets on are made in two steps: First, we picked a set to train AI vision to recognize the feature, and after that, we ran all 25M+ images in our database through an image recognition machine. As usual, all media in the collection belong to the public domain. There is no limitation on the dataset usage - educational, scientific, or commercial.

Willem van de Poll was a photographer from Amsterdam who learned photography in Vienna. He worked as a photographer for the police and press and became a famous photographer for international news before World War II. He also took pictures of fashion and advertising in the 1930s. His photos were printed in magazines like Vogue and distributed by AP. During World War II, Van der Poll worked for Phillips and later became the official photographer for Prince Bernard's staff at the Dutch Interior Forces. After the war, he took photos of the Dutch princesses as they grew up. Although many of his contemporaries had left-wing views, Van de Poll liked to live a glamorous life. He did, however, make an impressive report on the Warsaw ghetto in 1934. Willem van de Poll was one of the first Dutch photographers to make models pose outside the studio. Also new was Van de Poll's use of photo models in advertising.





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