THE NETHERLANDS: Double Anniversary

Double Anniversary

Formerly the gloomy, box-shaped, 283-year-old Royal Palace in Amsterdam was without electric lights, central heating and had but two bathtubs, both without running water. Here, as required by the Constitution. Her Majesty, Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Maria, Queen of The Netherlands. Princess of Orange-Nassau and Duchess of Mecklenburg, has grudgingly spent two weeks each year. Recently, however, the Palace has been completely renovated, modernized. Comfortable inside last week were Her Majesty, Crown Princess Juliana & husband, Prince Bernhard, & seven-month-old daughter, Princess Beatrix Wilhelmina.

Outside the Palace in the...

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