CRUQUIUS, Nicolaas Samuel
(b. 1678, Vlieland, d. 1754, Spaarndam)

Map of Delfland

Etching, coloured and heightened with gold, 543 x 657 mm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Nicolaes Crucquius (also spelt Nicolaas Cruquius) was a Dutch hydrographer and mapmaker. Together with his brother Jacob they made the map of Delfland, the etching of which was made by Cornelis Koster.