Old castles and magnificent mansions, in The Netherlands and Belgium
-Exchange rates Current exchange rates for foreign currency 
World map  

Art history

Art History resources on the web
-Asiatic Ceramics Site in Dutch
-Antique Chinese and Japanese porcelain collectors page
-Ceramics online - PotWeb Online catalogue of the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, which has one of the finest collections of ceramics in the world.
-Dutch Delftware Site of the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag (Municipal Museum The Hague) on Dutch Delftware (site in Dutch)
-Dutch Tiles Collection of the Dutch Tile Museum / Nederlands Tegelmuseum (site in Dutch)
-Tile Web An Archive of Paving tiles in the Parker - Hore Collection, Worcester,
and in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

-Maritiem digitaal- Collection search system Maritime Museums in the Netherlands
-Digital library for Decorative Arts and Material Culture University of Winsconsin US
-Medieval illuminated manuscripts
-Greek jewellery Five thousand years of tradition.
-Symmetry & Pattern. The Art of Oriental Carpets
-Magna Graecia Coins A list of published Greek coin types of Italy and Sicily till 212 BC.
-Russian Folk Art
-Russian Painting
-Dutch East India Company (site in Dutch)- Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC)
-Wallpaper and wall decorations in the Netherlands (site in Dutch) 

Books, Libraries 
De Gouden Bocht van Amsterdam Standaardwerk over het deel van de Herengracht tussen de Leidsestraat en de Vijzelstraat (site in Dutch)
-Interbook International  Art Reference Books. Art books on Fine & Decorative Arts - Catalogues Raisonne
-National Library in the Netherlands - Koninklijke Bibliotheek
-J.R. Ritman Library The Library of Hermetic Philosophy in Amsterdam
-Scriptum Art Books
-Waanders Publishers, Printers and Booksellers Art books
-International Directory of Art Libraries Access to nearly 3,000 libraries and library departments with specialized holdings in art, architecture, and archaeology throughout the world
-Library Ets Haim - Livraria Montezinos The oldest still functioning Jewish library in the world



Iconographic themes  (site in Dutch)
-Cesare Ripa's Iconologia of Uytbeeldinghen des Verstants, vertaald door Dirck Pietersz. Pers, Amsterdam 1644, 17th Century Dutch translation of Cesare Ripa's Iconologia
-Cesare Ripa's Iconologia or Morall Emblems English version of Cesare Ripa's Iconologia
-Emblem project Utrecht Aim of this project is the digitisation of Dutch love emblems.
-Dutch emblems (site in Dutch)
-Greek mythology

Magazines & Newsletters 

Antiques Trade Gazette Antiques Trade Gazette
-Apollo Art Magazine
-Art Deco magazine
-The Art Newspaper
-The Burlington Magazine 
-Kunst & Antiekjournaal - Art and Antiques Newspaper (site in Dutch)
-Kunstschrift Art Magazine (site in Dutch) 
-Tribal Arts The magazine of Tribal Art
-Vormen uit Vuur Ceramics magazine (site in Dutch)
-Weltkunst (site in German)


Marks on Chinese porcelain
-Marks on Japanese porcelain
-German porcelain marks 
Online Encyclopedia of Silver Marks, Hallmarks & Maker's Marks
-Horological trademarks

- - Information on museums, galleries and artists in the Netherlands
-Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Rotterdam  The collection of Museum Boijmans covers a wide range of art objects from the Middle Ages to the present day
-CODART  The Codart list: Museums with Dutch and Flemish Art
-Damquarter Discover the heart of Amsterdam
-Museum Geelvinck Hinloopen Huis Amsterdam canal mansion dating from 1687 with period rooms and a formal garden
-Grachtenmusea- Amsterdam canal houses with a history
-Het geheugen van Nederland (Images of objects in Dutch cultural institutions)
-The Getty Institute The J. Paul Getty trust is an international cultural philantropic institution devoted to the visual art and the humanities
-Glasmuseum Leerdam
-Van Gogh Museum The largest collection of paintings by Vincent van Gogh
-Gemeentemuseum Den Haag Municipal museum The Hague
-Hermitage Amsterdam Small temporary exhibitions drawn from the rich collection of The State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg
-Museum Het Mauritshuis The Hague Since 1822, the intimate 'Mauritshuis' has housed the Royal Cabinet of Paintings
-Museum Server Overview of the Dutch museums and their exhibitions
-De Nieuwe Kerk The Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam is famous for its much talked-about exhibitions. With close to 500,000 visitors in 1998, the church is one of the most attended exhibition locations in the Netherlands
-Princessehof Leeuwarden Ceramics Museum (site in Dutch)
-Museum het Rembrandthuis The Rembrandt House Museum
-Rijksmuseum Amsterdam The treasure-house of the Netherlands
-Victoria & Albert Museum The V&A is the greatest museum of art and design, a world treasure house with collections of fabulous scope and diversity

References, dictionaries, indexes etc.

Art dictionary Definitions for more than 3,600 terms used in discussing visual culture
-Art encyclopedia Guide to museum-quality fine art on the Internet
-Catholic Encyclopedia
-Karel van Mander The famous "Schilder-boeck" by Karel van Mander, 1604. (site in Dutch)
-The Bridge Man Art Library  The world's leading source of art images
-Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie The Netherlands Institute for Art History (Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie) collects visual and written documentary material about Western - and particularly Dutch - fine and applied art
-Kunstpedia Knowledgebase on fine- and decorative arts, popularly stated arts and antiques, with the exception of contemporary art

Restoration & Conservation


-Dyes in History and Archaeology
-Gehring en Heijdenrijk Lijsten Handmade picture frames
-Pigments through the Ages Pigments in paintings
-Choosing and applying a traditional shellac finish Article by Jeff Hewitt
-Ink corrosion Information on iron gall ink; its importance in (art)history; and its slow, self-destructing properties known as iron gall ink corrosion
-ICAT Textielrestauratie BV