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A Spotless Palace

After her husband’s death, the Dowager German Empress Victoria lived a quiet and retired life at Castle Friedrichshof. The eldest daughter of Queen Victoria was a demanding mistress. According to her librarian, “not a speck of dust was to be seen”. She did, however, paid her servants well, 30% more of what her son, Kaiser

Philip De Laszlo Paints Princess Victoria

Philip Alexius de László was a painter born in Budapest in 1869. He became one of the most prolific and famous artists of the 19th and 20th centuries, painting portraits of the powerful, rich and famous of his time, from Kings and Queens to Presidents and Indian chiefs, from musicians to military heroes and even