Ryks Muséum. AMSTERDAM. 40. Route. 293
ture of thèse rooms dates from the 17th cent., and they also con¬
tain gilt-leather hangings, tapestry, porcelain, and a few paintings.
Among the last are a View of Egmont Castle, with numerous figures
(16th cent.) ; portrait of Burgomaster Pieter Dirksz of Edam (1583),
conspicuous for his bushy beard ; a colossal prize ox, by Jacob Cor-
nelisz van Oostzaan : and portraits of the 17th century.
Adjoining the former of thèse rooms (No. 188) on the W., is
the Admirals' Room (No. 189), subdivided into cabinets, and con¬
taining portraits of naval heroes, pictures of sea-flghts, etc. (chiefiy
dating from the 17th century).
Socth Side. To the left: 1599. H. C. Vroom, Return of Houtman, the
traveller, in 1597; 1128. F. Post, Brazilian landscape; 69. A. Beeckman,
Jacatra (now Batavia) on the island of Java; 1127. F. Post, Portrait of
Count John Maurice of Nassau-Siegen, Stadtholder of Brazil (finely carved
frame); 1572. S. de Vlieger, Naval battle between the Dutch and the
Spaniards on the Slaak, 1631 ; 71. K. Beelt, Dutch herring-fleet ; 1597. H. C.
Vroom, Naval battle near Gibraltar, 1607 ; 737, 738. L. de Jongh, Portraits
of Vice-Admiral Jan van Nés and his wife : 1165. J. van Ravesteyn, Vice-
Admiral van Cats ; 40. L. Bakhuysen, Embarkation of the Grand - Pen¬
sionary Jan de Witt; B. van der Helst, 478. Vice-Admiral Jan de Lieffde,
470,471. Admirai Aart van Nés and his wife. Next follow 50 small por¬
traits of princes of the House of Orange-Nassau and gênerais of the 16th
and 17th centuries. 1491. E. van de Velde, Departure of the Spaniards
from Bois-le-Duc after its surrender in 1629; 1594. S. Vrancx, Siège of
Wachtendonk by the Spaniards in 1600; 1001, 1002. J. A. Mytens, Admirai
Tromp and his wife; 1507. W. van de Velde the Younger, Naval engage¬
ment with the English, June ll-14th, 1666; 472. B. van der Helst, Admirai
Kortenaar; 1092. Jan Peeters, Destruction of the English fleet near Chat¬
ham, 1667; 135. F. Bol, Admirai Michiel de Ruyter (?); 763. Th. de Keyser,
Admirai Piet Hein; 875, 876. J. Lievens, Admirai Tromp and his third
wife; 1033. R. Nooms, Naval battle near Leghorn, 1653; 843. J. Lingel-
bach, Same subject; 1658. P. Wouverman, Storming of Kœvorden, 1672;
74. J. A. Beerstraaten, Naval engagement between the Dutch and English,
1666 ; 12. Aert Antum, Dutch and English ships attacking the Spanish Ar¬
mada near Dover, 1588; 1632. A. Willaerts, Naval battle near Gibraltar,
1607; 1497. W. van de Velde the Elder, Naval engagement between the
Dutch and English, June li-14th, 1666. W. van de Velde the Elder (pen-
and-ink sketches), 1505. Sea-piece, with Dutch men-of-war; 1502. The expé¬
dition to Chatham, 1667 ; 1501. Naval battle near Terheide, 1653 ; 1503.
Embarkation of Admirai Tromp ; 1504. Naval battle in the Sound, 1658 ;
1500. Naval battle near Leghorn, 1653; 1499. Naval battle near Dunkirk,
1639. — 1339- E. Sillemans, Dutch harbour with ships (pen-and-ink sketch) ;
1631. J. van Diest (?), The 'Royal Charles', a captured English flag-ship,
being brought into harbour, 1666; 1498. W. van de Velde the Elder, Naval
battle near Duins, 1639 ; 1322. M. Schouman, Bombardment of Algiers
by the Dutch and English fleet, 1816; 1397. W. Spinny, Portrait of Vice-
Admiral G. Lynslager; 454. A. C. Hauck, Vice-Admiral Zoutman; 761a.
G. L. Keultjes, Attack on Algiers by the combined fleet, 1816 ; N. Bauer, 67.
Dutch sloops helping the English flag-ship 'Queen Charlotte' (1816), 65.
Arrivai of the combined fleet in the Bay of Algiers, 68. Bombardment of
Algiers by night, 66. Burning of the Algerian fleet. 1323. Schouman, Ex¬
pédition to Palembang (Sumatra), 1819; 249. C. van Cuylenburg, Vice-
Admiral van Capellen; 1321. Schouman, The expédition to Boulogne, 1804;
250. Cuylenburg, Vice-Admiral Zoutman ; 1034 A-D. R. Zeeman, Views of
Algiers, Syracuse, Tunis, and Tangiers ; 1003. /. 1!'. Pieneman, Lieutenant-
Adjoning the Hall of the Admirals on the W. is the —
Cabinet of Engravings (Prentencabinet), which contains an