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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 444

Volume 18, New Series, July 3, 1852

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1852
Language: English
Wordcount: 22,074 / 71 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.5
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 484
Added to site: 2007.04.09 16511
Genre: Periodical

demicians who exhibit, and of what are to be 'the' pictures. From early morning, St Martin's bells have been ringing, and a festival flag flies from the steeple; no great pomp, to be sure, but it marks the occasion. About noon, the Queen's party arrives, and Her Majesty is conducted about the rooms by the leading members of the Academy. Between one and two, she departs; and immediately after, the crowd of ticket-holders for the private view cluster before the closed gratings. Punctually as the last stroke of the hour strikes, the portals are flung open, and a cataract of eager amateurs rush up the staircases, and make their way straight to the inner room, or room of honour, all in quest of the picture, to which the pas has been given, by its being hung upon the line in the centre of the eastern wall of the apartment. The salons fill as by magic; in half an hour, you can hardly move through a crowd of dignitaries of all kinds--hereditary, social, literary, scientific, and artistic. Perhaps, i



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