A white-haired, bespectacled old lady with a big black umbrella and a little black bonnet tied under chin last week honored some great men of her country and proved to the world that the Dutch are a hardy race.

She was the Queen-Mother Emma of Holland, 70 years old, the proud, aristocratic parent of plump, reigning Queen Wilhelmina. She stood alone in a room of the Royal Academy in London and looked at 51 browntoned Rembrandts, part of the magnificent loan exhibition of Dutch art which has delighted...

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