Leesfragment: ‘Breaking New Ground’

An international reputation for fascine mattresses

In the spring of 1849 ‘an English engineer’ had shown up on the dike in Sliedrecht, ‘asking for Messrs Schram and Prins’.Undoubtedly, the locals will have come in droves to see the stranger. They would have understood that he was looking for Aart Schram Azn and Leendert Martinus (Leendert) …

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  • 22 november 2018
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