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1695 Collection

In the year 1695, a tapestry of events unfolded, weaving together the threads of history and culture

Background image1695 Collection: Saint John of the Cross, (1542-1591). Spanish mystic. The A

Saint John of the Cross, (1542-1591). Spanish mystic. The Ascent of Mount Carmel. It was composed between 1581-1585. Engraving. Edition of 1694, Madrid

Background image1695 Collection: Warships in a Heavy Storm, Ludolf Bakhuysen, c. 1695

Warships in a Heavy Storm, Ludolf Bakhuysen, c. 1695

Background image1695 Collection: William Thompsons fight off Poole, Dorset, 30 May 1695

William Thompsons fight off Poole, Dorset, 30 May 1695. Thompson was a local fisherman whose fishing boat was fired on by a French privateer near the Isle of Purbeck

Background image1695 Collection: Captain Henry Avery, pirate

Captain Henry Avery, pirate
Captain Avery and his crew taking one of the Great Moguls ships. In 1695, pirate Henry Averys (aka Every or Avary) ship, the Fancy

Background image1695 Collection: Cricket Bats

Cricket Bats
circa 1890: An illustration of a variety of types of old cricket bats. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background image1695 Collection: John Kettlewell / Gucht

John Kettlewell / Gucht
JOHN KETTLEWELL Non-juring clergyman and writer Date: 1653 - 1695

Background image1695 Collection: Purcell Sonatas Frontis

Purcell Sonatas Frontis
HENRY PURCELL the English composer at the age of 24

Background image1695 Collection: Death of Michael Godfrey, first Deputy Governor of the recently founded Bank of England

Death of Michael Godfrey, first Deputy Governor of the recently founded Bank of England, on 17 July 1695, during the Siege of Namur (2 July to 4 September 1695, part of the Nine Years War)

Background image1695 Collection: The art of pleasing in conversation - treatise by Ortigues de Vannoniere of Paris ; title page

The art of pleasing in conversation - treatise by Ortigues de Vannoniere of Paris ; title page Date: 1695

Background image1695 Collection: Boeing 737-382 CS-TIB

Boeing 737-382 CS-TIB (msn 24365, line Number 1695), of TAP - Air Portugal in March 1989, painted with a Expo 98 promotional livery. Date: 1998

Background image1695 Collection: Gaudi Ragini, Wife of Sri Raga, c. 1690-5 (gouache with gold and silver paint on paper)

Gaudi Ragini, Wife of Sri Raga, c. 1690-5 (gouache with gold and silver paint on paper)
1196846 Gaudi Ragini, Wife of Sri Raga, c.1690-5 (gouache with gold and silver paint on paper) by Indian School, (17th century); 21x21 cm; Private Collection; Photo eChristies Images; Indian

Background image1695 Collection: The Arrest of the Duke de Boufflers, Marshal of France, on 5 September 1695

The Arrest of the Duke de Boufflers, Marshal of France, on 5 September 1695, by Everard Van Dyckvelt and twelve English Lifeguards, after the Siege of Namur (2 July to 4 September 1695)

Background image1695 Collection: Map of Africa, Arabia and India (double-page), 1695-1702 (hand-coloured engraving)

Map of Africa, Arabia and India (double-page), 1695-1702 (hand-coloured engraving)
986321 Map of Africa, Arabia and India (double-page), 1695-1702 (hand-coloured engraving) by Jaillot, Alexis-Hubert (1632-1712); 63x102

Background image1695 Collection: Interior of St Margarets Church, from Crockhall and Hodges Prayer Book, 1695 (engraving)

Interior of St Margarets Church, from Crockhall and Hodges Prayer Book, 1695 (engraving)
3636645 Interior of St Margarets Church, from Crockhall and Hodges Prayer Book, 1695 (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Interior of St Margarets Church)

Background image1695 Collection: Royal Naval Exhibition, Ancient and Modern Guns, Crank-Shaft and Boiler-Shell (engraving)

Royal Naval Exhibition, Ancient and Modern Guns, Crank-Shaft and Boiler-Shell (engraving)
1591775 Royal Naval Exhibition, Ancient and Modern Guns, Crank-Shaft and Boiler-Shell (engraving) by Watkins, Frank (fl.1859-94); Private Collection; (add.info.: Royal Naval Exhibition)

Background image1695 Collection: The Bicentenary of the Bank of England (litho)

The Bicentenary of the Bank of England (litho)
1107511 The Bicentenary of the Bank of England (litho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Bicentenary of the Bank of England)

Background image1695 Collection: 1695, Time of Siege of Namur (chromolitho)

1695, Time of Siege of Namur (chromolitho)
958411 1695, Time of Siege of Namur (chromolitho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: 1695, Time of Siege of Namur)

Background image1695 Collection: Epitre XI, A Mon Jardinier, 1695 (coloured engraving)

Epitre XI, A Mon Jardinier, 1695 (coloured engraving)
973477 Epitre XI, A Mon Jardinier, 1695 (coloured engraving) by Bayard, Emile Antoine (1837-91) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Epitre XI, A Mon Jardinier, 1695)

Background image1695 Collection: FOUNTAIN VERSAILLES 1695

FOUNTAIN VERSAILLES 1695
Fontaine de LObelisque, Versailles, France. Date: 1695

Background image1695 Collection: CONGREVE / LOVEFOR LOVE

CONGREVE / LOVEFOR LOVE
A scene from Love for Love Date: 1695

Background image1695 Collection: Portrait of Jacob Hintze (1622-1702), 1695. Creator: Bodenehr, Moritz (1665-1749)

Portrait of Jacob Hintze (1622-1702), 1695. Creator: Bodenehr, Moritz (1665-1749)
Portrait of Jacob Hintze (1622-1702), 1695. Private Collection

Background image1695 Collection: The quarrel between Agamemnon and Achilles, ca. 1695. Creator: Gaulli (Il Baciccio)

The quarrel between Agamemnon and Achilles, ca. 1695. Creator: Gaulli (Il Baciccio)
The quarrel between Agamemnon and Achilles, ca. 1695. Found in the Collection of Musee de l Oise, Beauvais

Background image1695 Collection: Jean De LA Fontaine

Jean De LA Fontaine
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE French writer, noted for his Fables Date: 1621 - 1695

Background image1695 Collection: The Bombardment of Brussels, 1695, by the troops of Louis XIV during the Nine Years War

The Bombardment of Brussels, 1695, by the troops of Louis XIV during the Nine Years War. From Cassells Illustrated History of England, published c.1890

Background image1695 Collection: Lacquer room Oval center piece ceiling painting decorated

Lacquer room Oval center piece ceiling painting decorated
Lacquer room Oval center piece of a ceiling painting decorated with floral and plant motifs, Part of an ornamental ceiling painting with floral and plant motifs and two busts

Background image1695 Collection: Ornamental ceiling painting representations putti

Ornamental ceiling painting representations putti
Ornamental ceiling painting with representations of putti in the corners, Ornamental ceiling painting with representations of putti playing in the corners with flowers and hunting with dogs

Background image1695 Collection: Portrait Mary Princess Orange Consort William III

Portrait Mary Princess Orange Consort William III
Portrait of Mary, Princess or Orange, Consort of William III, Portrait of Maria Stuart (1662-95) Wife of William III. Bust in oval, the gaze directed upwards

Background image1695 Collection: Portrait Gerard van Bergen Director Rotterdam Chamber

Portrait Gerard van Bergen Director Rotterdam Chamber
Portrait of Gerard van Bergen, Director of the Rotterdam Chamber of the Dutch East India Company, elected 1653, Portrait of Gerard van Bergen (born 1663), chosen in 1653. Bust in oval to the right

Background image1695 Collection: Portrait Johan de Vries Director Rotterdam Chamber

Portrait Johan de Vries Director Rotterdam Chamber
Portrait of Johan de Vries, Director of the Rotterdam Chamber of the Dutch East India Company, elected 1667, Portrait of Johan de Vries (1607-77), chosen in 1667. Bust in oval to the right

Background image1695 Collection: Portrait Adriaen Besemer Director Rotterdam Chamber

Portrait Adriaen Besemer Director Rotterdam Chamber
Portrait of Adriaen Besemer, Director of the Rotterdam Chamber of the Dutch East India Company, elected 1642, chosen in 1642. Bust in oval to the right

Background image1695 Collection: Portrait Dominicus Rosmale Director Rotterdam Chamber

Portrait Dominicus Rosmale Director Rotterdam Chamber
Portrait of Dominicus Rosmale, Director of the Rotterdam Chamber of the Dutch East India Company, elected 1677, Portrait of Dominicus Rosmale [Roosmale], chosen in 1677. Bust in oval to right

Background image1695 Collection: Portrait Johan Kieviet Director Rotterdam Chamber

Portrait Johan Kieviet Director Rotterdam Chamber
Portrait of Johan Kieviet, Director of the Rotterdam Chamber of the Dutch East India Company, elected 1664, Portrait of Johan Kieviet [Kievit] (born 1692), chosen in 1664. Bust in oval to the right

Background image1695 Collection: Portrait Hendrik Nobel Director Rotterdam Chamber

Portrait Hendrik Nobel Director Rotterdam Chamber
Portrait of Hendrik Nobel, Director of the Rotterdam Chamber of the Dutch East India Company, elected 1625, Portrait of Hendrik Nobel (1568-1649), chosen in 1625. Bust in oval to the right

Background image1695 Collection: Portrait Joost van Coulster Director Rotterdam Chamber

Portrait Joost van Coulster Director Rotterdam Chamber
Portrait of Joost van Coulster, Director of the Rotterdam Chamber of the Dutch East India Company, elected 1630, Portrait of Joost van Coulster (gest. 1649), chosen in 1630. Bust in oval to right

Background image1695 Collection: Portrait Cornelis de Koningh Director Rotterdam Chamber

Portrait Cornelis de Koningh Director Rotterdam Chamber
Portrait of Cornelis de Koningh, Director of the Rotterdam Chamber of the Dutch East India Company, elected 1649, Portrait of Cornelis de Koningh (Cornelis Coninck), chosen in 1649

Background image1695 Collection: Portrait Cornelis Matelieff Younger Director

Portrait Cornelis Matelieff Younger Director
Portrait of Cornelis Matelieff the Younger, Director of the Rotterdam Chamber of the Dutch East India Company, elected 1602, Portrait of Cornelis Matelieff the Younger (1570-1632), chosen in 1602

Background image1695 Collection: Portrait Jan van der Burgh Director Rotterdam Chamber

Portrait Jan van der Burgh Director Rotterdam Chamber
Portrait of Jan van der Burgh, Director of the Rotterdam Chamber of the Dutch East India Company, elected 1649, chosen in 1649. Bust in oval to right

Background image1695 Collection: Portrait Pieter Sonmans Director Rotterdam Chamber

Portrait Pieter Sonmans Director Rotterdam Chamber
Portrait of Pieter Sonmans, Director of the Rotterdam Chamber of the Dutch East India Company, elected 1631, Portrait of Pieter Sonmans (1588-1660), chosen in 1631. Bust in oval to the right

Background image1695 Collection: Portrait Claes Maertensz Thoveling Director Rotterdam Chamber

Portrait Claes Maertensz Thoveling Director Rotterdam Chamber
Portrait of Claes Maertensz Thoveling, Director of the Rotterdam Chamber of the Dutch East India Company, elected 1619, chosen in 1619. Bust in oval to the right

Background image1695 Collection: Portrait Cornelis Jansz Hartigsvelt Director

Portrait Cornelis Jansz Hartigsvelt Director
Portrait of Cornelis Jansz Hartigsvelt, Director of the Rotterdam Chamber of the Dutch East India Company, elected 1639, Portrait of Cornelis Jansz Hartigsvelt (before 1586-1641), chosen in 1639

Background image1695 Collection: Portrait Ewoud Pietersz van der Horst Director

Portrait Ewoud Pietersz van der Horst Director
Portrait of Ewoud Pietersz van der Horst, Director of the Rotterdam Chamber of the Dutch East India Company, elected 1618, Portrait of Ewoud Pietersz van der Horst (born before 1624), chosen in 1618

Background image1695 Collection: Portrait Cornelis van Couwenhove Director Rotterdam Chamber

Portrait Cornelis van Couwenhove Director Rotterdam Chamber
Portrait of Cornelis van Couwenhove, Director of the Rotterdam Chamber of the Dutch East India Company, elected 1667, chosen in 1667. Bust in oval to the right

Background image1695 Collection: Portrait Cornelis van den Bergh Director Rotterdam Chamber

Portrait Cornelis van den Bergh Director Rotterdam Chamber
Portrait of Cornelis van den Bergh, Director of the Rotterdam Chamber of the Dutch East India Company, elected 1659, chosen in 1659. Bust in oval to right

Background image1695 Collection: Portrait Johan van der Veecque Director Rotterdam Chamber

Portrait Johan van der Veecque Director Rotterdam Chamber
Portrait of Johan van der Veecque, Director of the Rotterdam Chamber of the Dutch East India Company, elected 1602, chosen in 1602. Bust in oval to the right

Background image1695 Collection: Portrait Willem Hartigsvelt Director Rotterdam Chamber

Portrait Willem Hartigsvelt Director Rotterdam Chamber
Portrait of Willem Hartigsvelt, Director of the Rotterdam Chamber of the Dutch East India Company, elected 1657, Portrait of Willem Hartigsvelt (gest. 1664), chosen in 1657

Background image1695 Collection: A Hunters Bag stone plinth duck partridge hunting gear

A Hunters Bag stone plinth duck partridge hunting gear
A Hunters Bag, On a stone plinth are a duck and partridge with hunting gear, spoils of the hunt, game, venison, Melchior d Hondecoeter, 1660 - 1695, canvas, oil paint (paint)

Background image1695 Collection: Portrait Michiel Adriaansz de Ruyter commander-in-chief

Portrait Michiel Adriaansz de Ruyter commander-in-chief
Portrait of Michiel Adriaansz. de Ruyter, commander-in-chief, admiral, historical person (RUYTER, Michiel Adriaansz. de) - historical person (RUYTER, Michiel Adriaansz.) portrayed alone



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In the year 1695, a tapestry of events unfolded, weaving together the threads of history and culture. It was a time when Saint John of the Cross's teachings continued to inspire seekers on their spiritual journeys. The echoes of his wisdom resonated across generations. Amidst turbulent seas, warships battled against nature's fury in Ludolf Bakhuysen's captivating painting from around this era. The tempestuous waves mirrored the challenges faced by Captain Henry Avery, a notorious pirate who roamed those very waters. His audacious exploits left an indelible mark on maritime history. Meanwhile, in Poole, Dorset, William Thompson valiantly fought off adversaries with his cricket bat on that fateful day in May 1695. A display of skill and determination that would be remembered for years to come. The artistic realm flourished during this period as well. John Kettlewell captured moments of beauty with his skilled engravings while Purcell's sonatas graced frontispieces with their melodic charm. Within the pages of Ortigues de Vannoniere's treatise titled "The Art of Pleasing in Conversation, " published in Paris during this year, etiquette and social grace were explored—a testament to society's evolving norms. Jean De La Fontaine penned timeless fables that enchanted readers young and old alike. His tales carried moral lessons wrapped within delightful narratives—a literary treasure cherished throughout centuries. Even beyond art and literature, technological advancements took flight as Boeing introduced its 737-382 CS-TIB aircraft—an innovation that revolutionized air travel forevermore. Yet amidst these triumphs and progressions came moments tinged with sorrow—such as the passing of Michael Godfrey—the first Deputy Governor of England's newly established Bank—an institution destined to shape financial landscapes for centuries ahead.