"Public Art - Theo Thijssen on the Brouwersgracht" Statues and Sculptures Tip by yooperprof

Statues and Sculptures, Amsterdam: 32 reviews and 59 photos

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by yooperprof

Favorite thing: Theo Thijssen (1879-1943) was an activist writer involved in education and politics in late 19th early 20th century Amsterdam. He frequented the cafes in the Jordaan neighborhood when it is a little more seedy than it is today, but it's appropriate that his memorial sculpture is in from the Cafe Thijssen today!

There's a Thijssen museum nearby - note that the website is in Dutch:


Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 28, 2008
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