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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

Cabinet of a Militia Company

anonymous, c. 1520 - c. 1530, furniture, BK-KOG-656

On display in room 0.4

Book chest of Hugo de Groot

anonymous, c. 1600 - c. 1615, NG-KOG-1208

Traditionally, it was in this case that Hugo de Groot escaped from Loevestein Castle in 1621. He had been serving a life sentence there since 1619. The internationally renowned jurist De Groot (Grotius) had been arrested in 1618 as a political opponent of Prince Maurice. After his escape, De Groot…

On display in room 2.5

Casket

anonymous, c. 1560 - c. 1600, BK-17523

On display in room 2.3

Chess set

anonymous, c. 1550, chess set, BK-NM-7402

On display in room 0.4

The Triumph of Eternity

anonymous, c. 1530 - c. 1540, BK-1961-103

On display in room 0.6

Sheltering the Homeless

anonymous, c. 1510 - c. 1520, BK-NM-12231-A

On display in room 0.6

Dice glass

anonymous, c. 1580 - c. 1590, BK-1995-4

On display in room 2.12

Matchlock musket

anonymous, 1600 - 1650, NG-2002-23-3

On display in room 0.12

Draw-leaf table

anonymous, c. 1600 - c. 1625, BK-NM-5850

On display in room 2.5