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Petronella Oortman was a real person in 17th-century Amsterdam.
In the first episode of The Miniaturist, a miniseries based on Jessie Burton's novel of the same name, 17th-century Dutch merchant Johannes Brandt gives his new bride Petronella Oortman an exact replica of her new home as a wedding gift. From there, the ...
 
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To get these coins, residents of Noord play a part in recycling plastic waste.
Flashback to when we were little children playing with plastic currency and pretending it was cash.Our younger selves would be pleased to know that one neighborhood in Amsterdam is using little plastic green coins to encourage the recycling of millions of tons of ...
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