The Sonneveld House

Portraits of the Sonneveld family. From left to right: Mrs and Mr. Sonneveld, their youngest daughter Gesine, and Puck, the oldest daughter. Photos from the archives of the Sonneveld family. Collection Het Nieuwe Instituut, BIHS Archive.

Desk of Mrs. Sonneveld. Sonneveld House, J.A. Brinkman and L.C. van der Vlugt, Rotterdam, 1929-1933.

Bookshelves behind Mr. Sonneveld’s desk. Sonneveld House, J.A. Brinkman and L.C. van der Vlugt, Rotterdam, 1929-1933.

The living room of the Sonneveld House. Photo from the archives of the Sonneveld family. Collection Het Nieuwe Instituut, BIHS Archive.

Mr. Sonneveld’s desk in the library. Sonneveld House, J.A. Brinkman and L.C. van der Vlugt, Rotterdam, 1929-1933.

Mr. A. Sonneveld photographed in front of the entrance of the Van Nelle Fabriek. Sonneveld was one of the three directors of Van Nelle, head of the Tabacco division. Photo from the archive of the Sonneveld family. Collection Het Nieuwe Instituut, BIHS Archive.

Bookshelf behind the desk of Mr. Albert Sonneveld. Sonneveld House, J.A. Brinkman and L.C. van der Vlugt, Rotterdam, 1929-1933.

Mr. Sonneveld’s typewriter. Sonneveld House, J.A. Brinkman and L.C. van der Vlugt, Rotterdam, 1929-1933.

Puck and the family dog in the garden. Photo from the archives of the Sonneveld family. Collection Het Nieuwe Instituut, BIHS Archive.

Cupboard in the dining room. Sonneveld House, J.A. Brinkman and L.C. van der Vlugt, Rotterdam, 1929-1933.

Guests of the Sonneveld family spending time in the garden. Photo from the archives of the Sonneveld family. Collection Het Nieuwe Instituut, BIHS Archive.

Seat in the library. Sonneveld House, J.A. Brinkman and L.C. van der Vlugt, Rotterdam, 1929-1933.

People gathering during the bombing of Rotterdam, May 1940. The Sonneveld House is seen on the right. Photo from the archives of the Sonneveld family. Collection Het Nieuwe Instituut, BIHS Archive.

Living room. Sonneveld House, J.A. Brinkman and L.C. van der Vlugt, Rotterdam, 1929-1933.

Mrs. Sonneveld reading in the garden. Photo from the archives of the Sonneveld family. Collection Het Nieuwe Instituut, BIHS Archive.

Bookshelf behind the desk of Mr. Albert Sonneveld. Sonneveld House, J.A. Brinkman and L.C. van der Vlugt, Rotterdam, 1929-1933.

Radio in the servant’s room. Sonneveld House, J.A. Brinkman and L.C. van der Vlugt, Rotterdam, 1929-1933.

Puck in the backyard. Photo from the archives of the Sonneveld family. Collection Het Nieuwe Instituut, BIHS Archive.

Mrs. Sonneveld’s dressing table. Sonneveld House, J.A. Brinkman and L.C. van der Vlugt, Rotterdam, 1929-1933.

Portraits of the Sonneveld family. From left to right: Mrs and Mr. Sonneveld, their youngest daughter Gesine, and Puck, the oldest daughter. Photos from the archives of the Sonneveld family. Collection Het Nieuwe Instituut, BIHS Archive.