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Holland through the eyes of an Englishman: Joseph Banks in The Hague

And here is Ilse Daalhof’s second blogpost: Among  the Papers of Sir Joseph Banks, which I also mentioned in my last blog post, I found a series called “Journal of a Tour in Holland”. The series consists of 81 pages on … Continue reading

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ESL in the Late Modern Netherlands

Today we are visiting the Dutch Royal Family Archives in The Hague, to be able to study the English letters the former Dutch queen Wilhelmina wrote to her governess Miss Saxton Winter. An edition of the letters was published in 2012, … Continue reading

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