Arjan de Nooy

Unknown Waves

John de Wit (1952). Lost both his legs in a car accident shortly after this photo was taken. Committed suicide one year later.

John de Wit (1952). Lost both his legs in a car accident shortly after this photo was taken. Committed suicide one year later.

Josefien Anders (1949). Was found dead in her garden in 1950. The cause has never been elucidated.

Josefien Anders (1949). Was found dead in her garden in 1950. The cause has never been elucidated.

Elsje van As (1961). Died in 1961 due to an avalanche while she was skiing. The accident took place within two miles of this location.

Elsje van As (1961). Died in 1961 due to an avalanche while she was skiing. The accident took place within two miles of this location.

Buxy (1929). The only known example of information from the future regarding an animal. The little dog would be driven over by a car.

Buxy (1929). The only known example of information from the future regarding an animal. The little dog would be driven over by a car.

Marianne van der Kooij (1940). Died 1941 due to a falling tree in a heavy storm.

Marianne van der Kooij (1940). Died 1941 due to a falling tree in a heavy storm.

Johanna ter Apelt (1954). Less than two hours after this photograph was taken, she was involved in a traffic accident. Her open wounds got infected and eventually she died from the effects.

Johanna ter Apelt (1954). Less than two hours after this photograph was taken, she was involved in a traffic accident. Her open wounds got infected and eventually she died from the effects.

Marianne Zonderveel (1922). One of the best tennis players of her day. In 1924 she died in a mixed double game when she was hit by a violent smash from her male opponent.

Marianne Zonderveel (1922). One of the best tennis players of her day. In 1924 she died in a mixed double game when she was hit by a violent smash from her male opponent.

Freddie Zuidwijk (1932). Was still alive at this moment but would pass away several minutes later in an ambulance.

Freddie Zuidwijk (1932). Was still alive at this moment but would pass away several minutes later in an ambulance.

Rieke Esthuis (1968). Died in 1970 due to a brain tumor.

Rieke Esthuis (1968). Died in 1970 due to a brain tumor.

Maria Evers (1918).  Exactly one year later, she was struck by lightning and died on the spot.

Maria Evers (1918). Exactly one year later, she was struck by lightning and died on the spot.

Billy den Draaier (1957). During a hunting trip, he shot himself accidentally in the knee. He would pass away the following year due to gangrene.

Billy den Draaier (1957). During a hunting trip, he shot himself accidentally in the knee. He would pass away the following year due to gangrene.

Willem Westerveel (1960). Died in 1961 due to an alcohol poisoning at the Oktoberfest in Munich.

Willem Westerveel (1960). Died in 1961 due to an alcohol poisoning at the Oktoberfest in Munich.

Johan Trimbos (1950). Suffered a series of heart attacks in the years after this picture was made. He died in a hospital in 1953.

Johan Trimbos (1950). Suffered a series of heart attacks in the years after this picture was made. He died in a hospital in 1953.