Open Map
Close Map
N
Projections and Nav Modes
  • Normal View
  • Fisheye View
  • Architectural View
  • Stereographic View
  • Little Planet View
  • Panini View
Click and Drag / QTVR mode
Share this panorama
For Non-Commercial Use Only
This panorama can be embedded into a non-commercial site at no charge. Read more
Do you agree to the Terms & Conditions?
For commercial use, contact us
Embed this Panorama
WidthHeight
For Non-Commercial Use Only
For commercial use, contact us
LICENSE MODAL

0 Likes

Netherlands: Streets in the Jekerwartier, Maastricht
Netherlands

From times immemorial, the leather industry was concentrated in the Jekerwartier. Just as the other important branch of industry in Maastricht, cloth weaving, the tanning process depended on running water in various stages of production.

The various arms of the Jeker served this purpose in the southern portion of the mediaeval town. Names of streets in this quarter, such as 'Grote Looiersstraat', 'Kleine Looiersstraat' and 'Witmakersstraat' recall former days.

In the basements of several houses in the Grote en Kleine Looiersstraat are found large rectangular basins in which the hides were tanned.

http://www.nhmmaastricht.nl/nederlands/exposities/tijdelijk/voeten/1exp_ev5.htm

View More »

Copyright: Steve Vogel
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10788x5394
Taken: 10/12/2011
Uploaded: 12/12/2011
Updated: 06/01/2019
Views:

...


Tags: jekerwartier; grote looiersstraat; kleine looiersstraat; streets
comments powered by Disqus
More About Netherlands


It looks like you’re creating an order.
If you have any questions before you checkout, just let us know at info@360cities.net and we’ll get right back to you.