Portraits of Giuliano and Francesco…

Piero di Cosimo, 1482 - 1485, painting, SK-C-1368

This diptych shows a leading Florentine architect, Giuliano da Sangallo with his late father Francesco, also an architect and a musician. These are early examples of portraits in which the subject’s profession plays a key role. Here a pen and dividers suggest architecture, a melody in note form…

On display in room 0.5

FK 23 Bantam

Frits Koolhoven, 1918, NG-2011-1

The F.K. 23 Bantam was developed in 1917 by Dutch aviation pioneer Frederick Koolhoven, then working as chief designer at British Aerial Transport Company. The biplane was intended as a fighter for the nascent Royal Air Force in the First World War. This craft was shown in 1919 at the First Aviation…

On display in room 3.2

De Jumantsubo vlakte te Susaki bij…

Hiroshige (I) , Utagawa, 1857, print, RP-P-1956-754

Nautilus cup

Joachim Hiller, c. 1600, BK-1958-44

On display in room 2.3

Gold Medal, Given by Frederick…

anonymous, 1629, medal, NG-1983-16-A

On display in room 2.16

Plaque with a Chinoiserie landscape…

anonymous, c. 1680, BK-1971-117

On display in room 2.22

Portrait of Machteld Muilman

Frans van der Mijn, c. 1745 - c. 1747, painting, SK-A-2249

On display in room 1.5

Charger with a qilin

anonymous, c. 1350, AK-RBK-1965-88

Reichsadlerhumpen

anonymous, 1586, BK-KOG-102