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By Claude August Crommelin

ISBN-10: 0253356091

ISBN-13: 9780253356093

Now not lengthy after the top of the yankee Civil battle, a prosperous younger Dutchman by way of the identify of Claude August Crommelin launched into a journey of the younger kingdom, traveling New England, the center Atlantic States, the higher Mississippi Valley, and the war-ravaged South. His relations connections allowed him to fulfill very important humans, and his pursuits in undefined, politics, and public associations led him to monitor what others will possibly not have spotted. His meticulously stored magazine unearths an inquisitive vacationer with a prepared eye for element and a genial writing variety. on hand in English for the 1st time, Crommelin’s publication presents an illuminating outsider's account of the U.S. at a pivotal aspect in its historical past.

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The same intentions as those of the Société des Beaux Arts appliqués à l’Industrie in Paris. Many art classes have been set up by the South Kensington Museum all over the country and with good results. What interested me most was the painting gallery, with one exception all of English artists. One is able to get a good understanding of painters like Sir Joshua Reynolds, West, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Sir David Wilkie, Landseer, and others with many different works of them. I liked Sir Joshua Reynolds very much; his well-Â�known young Samuel is a pretty piece of work, as are others such as The Age From Amsterdam through Belgium and Great Britain to New York 21 of Innocence.

Too bad that he had just left for Holland, because I would have liked to make his acquaintance and had ex- In New York City and Westward to Chicago 31 pected a positive result from a very warm letter of recommendation to him from Klaas Pierson. 7 My first encounter with the AmeriÂ�can railroad cars wasn’t as bad as I had expected. Everyone was most civil and the seats were comfortable. But is strange to see that there are no fences or other barriers at the depots or along the tracks, only boards with the text “look out for the locomotive,” and they make a somewhat unusual impression.

When built in 1848 this installation cost $55,000, the renewal in 1860 $45,000. 5 per ton it was possible to raise a body of water one mile long, ten ft. high, and five ft. 7 Soon this arrangement will become superfluous. The level of the canal is eight feet above that of the Chicago River for its first 30 miles, and 90 feet above that of the Illinois River. To obtain a natural current of fresh water from Lake Michigan and get rid of the foul stagnant water in the river inside the city, the municipality has decided to cut away the dam of eight feet high and 30 miles long.

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