Investigation into the provenance of museum collections in connection with the theft, confiscation and sale of objects under duress between 1933 and 1945.

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Librije Walburgiskerk

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Librije Walburgiskerk

Kerkhof 3 7201 DM Zutphen

Investigation results

None of the objects in this museum have problematic provenance.

Result of this investigation

The museum declined to take part in the investigation since its library consists almost entirely of books without individually identifiable characteristics.

About this museum and its collection

This library of 750 old books, including manuscripts and incunabula relating to history, theology and law was built in 1561-1564. The church dates from the eleventh century and features a font dedicated in 1527, a fourteenth-century Gothic candelabrum, various murals and column paintings and a Bader organ.