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Willem van de Velde de Oude

Willem van de Velde de Oude

Detail of A Calm at a Mediterranean Port by Claude-Joseph Vernet, 1770

Detail of A Calm at a Mediterranean Port by Claude-Joseph Vernet, 1770

In 1602 the Dutch East India Company or the VOC (Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie) was founded and started trading with the Far East. Amongst the spices and textiles, the seafarers also brought back fine Chinese porcelain. These pieces soon became very popular with the royal families of Europe. As they commanded high prices for their refinement and delicacy, the trade in Chinese porcelain became a highly profitable business for the Dutch East India Compan

In 1602 the Dutch East India Company or the VOC (Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie) was founded and started trading with the Far East. Amongst the spices and textiles, the seafarers also brought back fine Chinese porcelain. These pieces soon became very popular with the royal families of Europe. As they commanded high prices for their refinement and delicacy, the trade in Chinese porcelain became a highly profitable business for the Dutch East India Compan

Willem van de Velde the Younger, Two-Decker: The Action with Barbary Pirates, c. 1678

necspenecmetu: “ Willem van de Velde the Younger, Two-Decker: The Action with Barbary Pirates, c.

1 June 1794, 220 years ago, 400 miles west of Ushant, the first major fleet action of the Revolutionary Wars was fought between two huge British and French squadrons, known as the Glorious First of June or Bataille du 13 prairial an 2 or simply as the Third Battle of Ushant.

Glorious First of June, or Third Battle of Ushant between English and French, by Philip James de Loutherbourg French Revolutionary Wars, France, century / De Agostini Picture Library / G.

Dutch frigat Van de Velde | by modernknight1

Dutch frigat Van de Velde | by modernknight1

Napoleonic Wars -- Battle of Trafalgar -- Wentworth returns to the countryside as a wealthy man after victories at sea.

Crippled but unconquered: The Belleisle at the Battle of Trafalgar, October from 'British Battles on Land and Sea' edited by Sir Evelyn Wood first published 1915 by William Lionel Wyllie

the zieriksee Artist: Willem van de Velde the Elder ~ modern fine art print offered by the National Maritime Museum

The Zieriksee Artist: Willem van de Velde the Elder ~ modern fine art print offered by the National Maritime Museum

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