Three pictures of
Alkmaar taken during my grandparents' visit there on 16th August 1935.
Above: the cheese market, still held weekly though now only as a
demonstration for tourists.
Left: the 14th century Cheese Weigh House (one of the few left in
Holland still actually used for weighing cheese, though not for real
commerce). The top photo is of the bottom left-hand corner area of this
Below: cheese porters in traditional uniform hump cheeses about for the
benefit of the tourists.
Google Earth placemark
for the Weigh House.