1637 Tulipmania

20 Mar

Twee tulpen, een schelp, een vlinder en een libel, blad in het Tulpenboek van Jacob Marrel, 1637-1645

Here in Orange City, Iowa, the annual Tulip Festival is about 2 months away. Not close, but getting close. Further, today is the first day of spring.

Thus, this wonderful Tulipmania digital display from the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam seems timely: 1637 Tulipmania – Timeline Dutch History – Explore the collection – Rijksmuseum.

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