"What the searchlight makes visible will depend upon its position, upon our way of directing it, and upon its intensity, colour, etc.; although it will, of course, also depend very largely upon the things illuminated by it."
Eric Ketelaar, Tacit Narratives : the meaning of archives, In: Toegang. Ontwikkeling in de ontsluiting van archieven, SAP Jaarboek 2001, Stichting Archiefpublicaties, 's Gravenhage, 2002. (blz 69)