The well-known Dutch photographer Wil van
de Leygraaf from the northern part of Holland has preserved the most part
of his huge archive of pressphotos and photographs of monuments, buildings,
events, people and local footballclubs.
The photographs are taken in Alkmaar and
surrounding villages from 1953 to 1987.
In this collection you will find images of monuments and buildings, some
of them now torn down, landscapes, and events like the famous Cheesemarket
in Alkmaar. The images on this site will give you an impression of this
unique and diverse archive. English visitors can use the site