Tiles


Books &Engravings


Replica Miniatures


Lacework


Chinese Porcelain


European Porcelain
and Earthware

 

Crystal

More is to follow

 

Official Documents

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DUTCH MUSEUM SABA
ppt-presentations & videos

A general task is to present the relation between the Netherlands and the Caribbean and - when possible - with a focus on Saba. Results of historical research especially in the first centuries of the 345 year relationship is emphasized



"DUTCH WEST INDIA COMPANY"
ppt-presentation of 1 hour
about all aspects of the history


"THE SUGAR CONNECTION"
video about colonisation of 2 hours
New Amsterdam, the USA, Caribbean etc.

"THE CARIBBEAN HISTORY"
video of 45 minutes
from an American point of view




SLAVE TRADE
video of 12 minutes

 

SLAVERY ON PLANTATIONS
video of 9 minutes


ROYAL VISITS

 


Radio message from Queen Wilhelmina in 1944
(6 minutes)

 


Queen Juliana & Price Bernhard, 1955
(35 minutes)




Princess Beatrix, 1957
(35 minutes)

 

MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

History & background from
tiles, rugs, furniture, books etc.

 

 

 


Persian rugs etc.

Furniture

Paintings


Copperware


Tinware


Coins

Mirrors

More is to follow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special other Museums for Saba are:

The Harry L. Johnson Museum (LINK)
The Major Osmar R. Simmons Museum. (LINK)
The Amerindian / Pre-Columbian Archeological Centre (Cultural Heritage Centre)

OTHER LINKS
An old video but still the most beautyful and the best one to learn
about the Nature of Saba, this because nobody will come to Saba
just for a museum, but mainly for the beauty of nature.
"Hike to the Clouds of Mt Scenery"

"YES IT"S TRUE"
An interesting 13 minutes documentary on the perception of life on Saba and it's attractive women in 1937

"WHEN WE WAS WE"
A documentary of 27 minutes with memories of elder people about life on Saba based on taped interviews in 1985 and bringing to life stories from the late 19th and early 20st century




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