National Geographic : 1933 Sep
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE AALSMEER SEEMS A GROUP OF FLOATING GARDENS Many plots of ground are islands surrounded by the deep canals. A fantastic touch is given to some by dwarf trees and hedges clipped to represent animals and ships. © National Geographic Society Natural Color Photographs by Wilhelm Tobien MIDDELBURG WIVES AND CHILDREN WEAR THEIR BEST TO MARKET Winged bonnets adorned with ornaments of gold are the mode in this tiny town on the island of Walcheren. A bauble obscures the vision of the little girl third from the left, front row. Such trinkets, like the men's silver buttons, are cherished heirlooms.