Notes on the Geography of The Netherlands: Delft: Traces of the East: Photo 18
A Dutch Warren Hastings? This is Diederik Durven's house, at Oude Delft 95. Dismissed as governor of the East Indies for extortion and corruption, he returned to Delft in 1732, knocked down three houses, and built this manor. At the time of his death in 1740, he had still failed to vindicate himself.
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