Travel to Netherlands: Delft: Traces of the East: Photo 11
Another monogram, in the same courtyard. East India House, as it was known until the company went bankrupt in 1799, is now a dormitory for the Delft technical university. Why bankrupt? Part of the answer is told in an old joke: the letters VOC stand for Victim of Corruption.
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