In the book Spraakmakende Personen in Voorburgse Pentkunst, the stories of 23 important persons, icons, are through the history of Voorburg. Known and unknown facts and anecdotes shape the stories of each person, bringing back to life the beautiful sights and history of Voorburg.
Christiaan Huygens, Groen van Prinsterer and Princess Marianne are important names that belong to Voorburg. Benedict de Spinoza and Czar Peter the Great also play a part in its history.
The 168 page book has been designed by same-d.
Dutch historian and writer Drs. C. L. van der Leer tells the stories of these important individuals bringing color and life to the history of Voorburg. Beautiful prints from the collection of original etchings, engravings and lithographs by Drs. G. M. Duijvestein captivate bringing the stories more into focus.