Clock and gunpowder horn

anonymous, c. 1590 - c. 1596, clockwork, NG-NM-7687

In 1596, Willem Barentsz, Jacob van Heemskerck and fifteen others spent the winter in an improvised shelter on the island of Nova Zembla off the north coast of Russia. Confined to their hut in the middle of the Polar winter, the men had no sense of night or day. A clock on the wall told the time,…

On display in room 2.9

Striding warrior

Willem Danielsz. van Tetrode (attributed to), c. 1567 - c. 1580, sculpture, BK-1959-3

On display in room 2.1

Portret van Lucas Vorsterman I

Anthony van Dyck, 1630 - 1632, print, RP-P-BI-7417

Mars, Venus en Cupido

Lucas van Leyden, 1530, print, RP-P-OB-1722

Glass, known as a ‘Comet beaker’

anonymous, c. 1600 - c. 1650, BK-NM-8201

On display in room 0.7

Kelkglas met een holle stam met…

anonymous, c. 1600 - c. 1650, BK-NM-7995

On display in room 0.5


anonymous, c. 1600 - c. 1700, BK-14915


anonymous, c. 1550 - c. 1600, cannon, BK-NM-10754-336

On display in room 2.12

Portrait of René de Chalon (c.…

Jan van Scorel (possibly copy after), after 1542, painting, SK-A-4462

Maria of Hungary, Regent of the…

anonymous, 1550 - 1560, painting, SK-A-4463