A replica was financed by the Friends of the Grote Kerk and was presented to the church board in a festive meeting on March 9th.
Dr Ir Paul Visser, TU Delft, gave a lecture on storm tides. The significance of the altarpiece was highlighted by Dr Hanneke van Asperen, Radboud University.
After these lectures, the transfer was sealed by the signing of the transfer form by the chairman of the church council, Mrs. Van het Klooster, and the chairman of the Friends of the Great Church, Mr. Te Raa.
After this, the panels were opened by two children present.
Organ music by city organist Cor Ardesch contributed to the festivities.
The Dordrecht photographer Ilse de Deugd took pictures during this meeting. She made these available to this website.