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Page 215 from Ethel Moir Diary, Vol 1

Moir, Ethel, 1916, Document
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Page 215 from Ethel Moir Diary, Vol 1
Page 215 from Ethel Moir Diary, Vol 1
Page 215 from Ethel Moir Diary, Vol 1
Page 215 from Ethel Moir Diary, Vol 1
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Page 215 from Ethel Moir Diary, Vol 1
fiords [fjords]; "water, water everywhere", dividing up the city into its various islands by broad, swift streams alive with the ceaseless traffic of steamers, great & small. There are no signs of war here (& it is a relief) & one is struck with the bright, the busy & the ever gay "feel" in the atmosphere. The Strandsvägen [Strandvägen] - a beautiful promenade along the Quay - is full of life & interest. If one wishes to have a general "bird's eye" view of the whole of Stockholm, go up to the top of the Ekaterina. The view is magnificent & most captivating. There is the mäler sea on the one side & The Baltic on the other; below the houses of Parliament; the opera house & the Stockholm stretching far away in the distance, with its fine Terrace - the Strandvägen; its port; churches & long narrow streets. After descending from the Ekaterina we walked round one of the Islands - the main one where the Royal palaces are. We went through the Royal palace, saw the throne room & all the state rooms with their beautiful tapestries etc:. Then we went to The Houses of Parliament & The Palace de la Noblesse. A very interesting place is The Nord Museum. There we saw
1916
20.4 x 16.0 cm
Edinburgh and Scottish Collection