Hammock of Cornelis de Witt, anonymous, 1650 - 1675

Hammock of Cornelis de Witt, anonymous, 1650 - 1675

cotton (textile), l 260.0cm. More details

Cornelis de Witt is reputed to have slept in this hammock on his voyage to Chatham in 1667 with the Dutch fleet commanded by Michiel de Ruyter. In his capacity as envoy of the States-General, De Witt joined the expedition to attack the English fleet. The hammock entered the Rijksmuseum’s collection through De Witt’s descendants.

On display in room 0.11-Z11.02

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