Elka Schrijver describes how the peace of Westphalia in 1648 marked the close of the Thirty Years’ War and the dawn of a new era for Europe.
Elka Schrijver tells the story of the artists who followed the Dutch East India Company to modern day Indonesia.
From 1650 onwards, writes Elka Schrijver, a Postmaster in Rotterdam organized Dutch seafaring mail.
Elka Schrijver describes the dramatic and bloody events of a sixteenth century siege of the Dutch city by a Habsburg army of Philip II.
From the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries, writes Elka Schrijver, Bergen in North Brabant was the scene of important sieges.
Elka Schrijver describes the art and making of a northern Renaissance man.
After centuries of Habsburg rule, writes Elka Schrijver, the Grand Duchy came under the Orange-Nassau dynasty in 1815 and, in reduced size, is still independent.
Elka Schrijver documents the productions and popularity of these 18th-century engravings and prints.
Elka Schrijver recounts how tornados frequently changed the course of history for the province and town of Utrecht.