= E.H. Crone, merchant and art collector, at one point possessed 67 oil paintings and 9 watercolours, mainly of the Haagse School, and about 700 pieces of porcelain and other ceramics from China, Japan and Indonesia. Fifty-four paintings were bought by the Gemeentemuseum The Hague with the aid of the Vereniging Rembrandt in 1964. This archive contains a large number of documents (official but also private) listing the works of art for the purpose of insurance, value assessment (for inheritance), loaning and selling, from late 19th century to the 1960s. The album also contains several newspaper clippings concerning the art collection (provided by the CPB). And with some ms. genealogical documents (dating back to the 18th cent.) on the Muller/ Thuret families, in which Crone's wife Helena Muller was born, and the estate Reijgersbroeck near the Gaasperplas, owned by the Muller family. Also incl. a cordbound booklet w. 12 mounted photographs showing the "Verzameling E.H. Crone zooals die zich bevond in het huis Hobbemastraat 12 van 1909 tot 1945" (manuscr. title-piece) and a Naamlijst der Bezoekers Collectie E.H. Crone (private gilt blindst. leather album containing signatures of people visiting the collection, starting in 1899 (when the collection was kept in Crone's home at Keizersgracht 58, Amsterdam) until 1984 (when most of the collection could be seen at the The Hague Gemeentemuseum)).