A closer view on the jewelry of Mata Hari (1876-1917) being unpacked for the exhibition. Mata Hari was a famous Dutch exotic dancer, but was executed by the French during WW1 after charges of espionage. Her jewelry can be seen in the '1001 vrouwen' exhibit at the Special Collections.
Adam Zelle - kept his family in comfortable circumstances and seemed to especially enjoy indulging his vivacious and lovely daughter. She would someday recall that her father seemed to regard her as "an orchid among buttercups." For her sixth birthday, her father gave her a most special present: a miniature carriage to which two goats were harnessed. Manually skilled, Papa Zelle had made the carriage which seated 4 passengers.