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The Netherlands - A Study of Some Aspects of Art Costume and Social Life - cover

The Netherlands - A Study of Some Aspects of Art Costume and Social Life

Sacheverell Sitwell

Publisher: Bloomsbury Reader

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Sacheverell Sitwell goes beyond the generic images of Holland as all museums, windmills, canals, tulips and clogs.  Sitwell leads us out of museums and away from the great cities, where tourist, and their guidebooks, usually remain cloistered.   
 
By traveling outside the usual, Sitwell has discovered a new and beautiful Holland in which 18th century architecture, strange villages and costumes of Friesland, and undiscovered artists.  Sitwell's account of the Netherlands awakens anew our curiosity in this well trod country.

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