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During his stay in Great Britain Guan Anthony Sideron’s (Valet de Chambre of Wilhelmina of Prussia) health started to suffer. In 1800 he left Hampton Court to recover in Scarborough, a health resort on the northeast coast. Scarborough was known for its healing springs. The seawater, which Sideron bathed in, was considered to have healing …

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The two biblical scenes most commonly depicted in art come from the New Testament, from the Gospels of St Matthew and St Luke. They are The Nativity of Jesus (Matthew 1:18-25 and Luke 2: 1-7) and The Adoration of the Magi (Matthew 2:1-12). Although the Bible only speaks of magi, or wise men, who present …

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No excuses! Last Friday I had a very good reason to go to the beach of Scheveningen (The Hague). At this beach lies the museum Beelden aan Zee. I was to early for the opening of Tirzo Martha’s first solo exhibition in the Netherlands so could enjoy the beach, views and the sound of the …

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Notable servants in two museums in The Hague. At this moment pictures with, writings by and documents about African servants (Willem Frederik Cupido, Guan Anthony Sideron and Jean Rabo) are on show in the Hague Historical museum. Next to this museum another famous servant is shown in the exhibition: Portraits from flanders in The Mauritshuis …

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