Sunday, June 03, 2012

Pieter Cattel

@ Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden
The looting of an inn, Leiden 1748.

The inn was known as the house with the three harings in Leiden, (Holland) and was looted by an angry mob because the owner of the inn bought a lease on all the firewood in town and he tripled taxes overnight. The next day a lot of people paid him a visit and all his belongings ended up floating in the canal. The name of the innkeeper was Leendert Adrianus van Stipriaan. He was a genuine Ebenezer.. diluting the booz and polishing every penny he had.
LINK Museum De Lakenhal

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