Hundred Flowers and Hundred Birds in Late Spring and Early Summer, Jimbei Kawashima II, Japanese Room (1)
'A peacock displaying its feathers in full splendour', detail from the Japanese wall tapestry.
Postcard from the days of the First World War. Translated from Dutch: ‘Disturbed Peace-Illusion’. On the back: 'Disturbed Peace-Illusion. The Angel of Peace expelled from the Peace Palace by the War Demon'. Weenenk & Snel, The Hague. 14 67695. Dated 1914.
"The Peace Palace as European Heritage"
The gardens are full of lovely yellow daffodils ‘Thomas Mawson’. During last year’s Centennial celebrations, Thomas H. Mawson, the famous British landscaper who designed the gardens and grounds of the Peace Palace, was honored with a special daffodil (narcissus) that bears his name.
Hundred Flowers and Hundred Birds in Late Spring and Early Summer, Jimbei Kawashima II, Japanese Room (2)
‘Red flowers’, detail from the Japanese wall tapestry.