An art-student in Munich, Band 2

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Seite 2 - ... old woman in similar lilac and silver costume, took its place to the right of the old men in a little knot ; they were twelve orphans who are clothed and educated by the Queen, and who receive a present on this day. The hall at the further end was by this time filled with bright uniforms — blue, scarlet, white, and green. In front were seen King Max and his brothers, also in their uniforms ; numbers of ladies and children ; and choristers in white robes, who flitted, cloud-like, into a small...
Seite 241 - Mary Howitt's daughter passed a twelvemonth in Munich as a student of painting ; and these volumes give an account of her daily life and what she saw. Compiled, or more properly extracted, from family letters, the narrative has the freshness of conversation with some of its minuteness, and presents a very charming reflex of thought and feeling as well as a picture of Bavarian life, and of what is to be seen in the great Art-City of Germany, * * * The book is remarkable in itself, and full of promises...
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