Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam - Napoleonic & Belgian History Displays Photos

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam has galleries displaying objects related to Napoleon's occupation of the Netherlands (1805-15) and the Belgian Independence revolt (1831).

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Napoleon history gallery at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Portrait of Emperor Napoleon I by studio of François Pascal Simon, Baron Gérard at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Portrait of Louis Napoleon, King of Holland & brother of Emperor Napoleon I by Charles Howard Hodges at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Portrait of William I, King of Holland by Joseph Paelinck at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.
Napoleon history gallery at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Portrait of Emperor Napoleon I (1805-15) by studio of François Pascal Simon, Baron Gérard at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Portrait of Louis Napoleon, King of Holland & brother of Emperor Napoleon I (1809) by Charles Howard Hodges at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Portrait of William I, King of Holland (1819) by Joseph Paelinck at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.
Battle of Waterloo painting by Jan Willem Pieneman at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Pair of pistols captured from Napoleon at Battle of Waterloo at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Banner used during transport of trophies to Amsterdam under orders of Louis Napoleon, King of Holland at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Armchair used by Louis Napoleon, King of Holland's court in his palace, the Town Hall on Dam Square at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.
Battle of Waterloo painting (1824) by Jan Willem Pieneman at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Pair of pistols (1813-5) captured from Napoleon at Battle of Waterloo at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Banner used during transport of trophies (1806) to Amsterdam under orders of Louis Napoleon, King of Holland at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Armchair used by Louis Napoleon, King of Holland's court in his palace, the Town Hall on Dam Square at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.
Letter casket used by Louis Napoleon, King of Holland in his palace at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Pianoforte by Erard Frères of Paris, owned & played by Hortense, wife of Louis Napoleon, King of Holland in his palace at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Pianoforte by Erard Frères of Paris, owned & played by Hortense, wife of Louis Napoleon, King of Holland in his palace at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Empire dressing table by Carel Breytspraak, for palace bedroom of Louis Napoleon, King of Holland at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.
Letter casket (1808-10) used by Louis Napoleon, King of Holland in his palace at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Pianoforte (1808) by Erard Frères of Paris, owned & played by Hortense, wife of Louis Napoleon, King of Holland in his palace at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Pianoforte (1808) by Erard Frères of Paris, owned & played by Hortense, wife of Louis Napoleon, King of Holland in his palace at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Empire dressing table (1808-10) by Carel Breytspraak, for palace bedroom of Louis Napoleon, King of Holland at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.
Standard measures introduced by Napoleon at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Dutch Army Camp at Rijen painting as troops of United Kingdom of the Netherlands gathered to suppress a revolt to form independent state of Belgium at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Battle of Bautersem during Ten Days' Campaign painting by Nicolaas Pieneman shows horse shot from under the Prince of Orange during war to suppress Belgian independence at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Trophy weapons used by both sides during the Belgian Revolt of 1830 at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.
Standard measures (1798-1820) introduced by Napoleon at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Dutch Army Camp at Rijen painting (1831) as troops of United Kingdom of the Netherlands gathered to suppress a revolt to form independent state of Belgium at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Battle of Bautersem during Ten Days' Campaign (Aug. 2, 1831) painting (1833) by Nicolaas Pieneman shows horse shot from under the Prince of Orange (later King William II) during war to suppress Belgian independence at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Trophy weapons used by both sides during the Belgian Revolt of 1830 at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.
Epaulets used by during the Belgian Revolt of 1830 at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Drum & military hat used by during the Belgian Revolt of 1830 at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.

Epaulets used by during the Belgian Revolt of 1830 at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.Drum & military hat used by during the Belgian Revolt of 1830 at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.


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