3. In the center we now see a tiny square, the sides of which are only 1.5 millimeters in width (abbreviated 1.5 mm.). It clearly represents the illustration two pages before: #1. The child (1) in it is barely visible, but the cars (2) can easily be distinguished and the whale (3) shows up nicely in its full length of some 30 meters, which is about the record length these fellow-mammals reach. The U-shaped building (4) tells a story of the war years, when the German military built it during the occupation of the Netherlands. After the liberation it was rebuilt and enlarged to become the central building for the Werkplaats Children's Community. The long building (5), typical of Holland, is a bicycle shed. Note that the number of each picture corresponds with the exponent of the power of 10 in the statement of the boldface line below each caption giving the scale.
1 cm. in picture = 1,000 cm. = 10 m.
Scale = 1:1000 = 1:103