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Hendrik Van der Borght II - John Evelyn - 1650-5-11

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Hendrik Van der Borght II - John Evelyn - 1650-5-11
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  10712
InstitutionName of Institution.
InventoryInventory number.
AuthorAuthor of the document. Hendrik Van der Borght II
RecipientRecipient of the correspondence. John Evelyn
Correspondence dateDate when the correspondence was written: day - month - year . May 11, 1650
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution. Amsterdam 52° 22' 21.94" N, 4° 53' 36.96" E
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation.
LiteratureReference to literature. Harding 1996, p. 39-441, Burnett 2020b, p. 1442.2
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  paintings, gems
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence English
LinkLink to external information, e.g. Wikpedia
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Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

-Lettre du 11 mai 1650 (d'Amsterdam): "In your letter you did wish to have a sight of those picturs with medailles and agats, of which I hadde mentioned in my former unto you. therefore I sendt 2 with a young painter of Amersfordt who is travelling for France. the price is 15 schillings Inglish a peece there is likewise some of 20. If you like them they are at your comand. if not wth one occasion or other may bee send back again. (11 May 1650)" (Harding 1996, p. 39-44; Burnett 2020b, p. 1442)


  1. ^  Harding, Robert (1996), "John Evelyn, Hendrick van der Borcht the Younger and Wenceslaus Hollar", Apollo 144, No. 414 (August 1996), p. 39-44.
  2. ^  Burnett, Andrew M. (2020), The Hidden Treasures of this Happy Land. A History of Numismatics in Britain from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, BNS Special Publ. No 14 = RNS Special Publ. No 58, London, Spink & Son.