Clock and gunpowder horn

anonymous, c. 1590 - c. 1596, mechanical clock, 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,…

Dress (Mantua) with Train

anonymous, c. 1750 - c. 1760, BK-1978-247

Flounce of Needle Lace with a Man…

anonymous, c. 1685 - c. 1695, BK-1980-86

Redingote or Great-Coat Dress

anonymous, c. 1786 - c. 1789, BK-1978-250

The Chinese Market

Manufacture Royale de Beauvais, 1767 - 1769, BK-1956-62

Tapijt met de wapens van Rogier de…

anonymous, c. 1376 - c. 1378, BK-NM-11702

Strook naaldkant met hangende…

anonymous, c. 1760 - c. 1790, BK-BR-J-238-B

The Rape of Proserpina

Manufacture Royale des Gobelins, 1757, BK-1963-66