portrait of her, and Hendrik Anderson
, the Norwegian-American sculptor, modelled an interesting terra-cotta bust.
While the sittings for these portraits were going on, her niece said to her:--
“ My aunt, I can expect almost anything of you, but I had hardly expected a success de beauty
Among the diplomats who play so prominent a part in Roman society, the Jonkheer John Loudon
of the Netherlands Legation
, was one of her favorite visitors; there are frequent mentions of his singing, which she took pleasure in accompanying.
. We had a pleasant drive to Villa Madama where we bought fresh eggs from a peasant.
Cola cut much greenery for us with which Maud had our rooms decorated.
Attended Mrs. Heywood
's reception, where met some pleasant people — the Scudder party; an English Catholic named Christmas
, who visits the poor, and reports the misery among them as very great; a young priest from Boston
, Monsignor O'Connell1
; a Mr. and Mrs. Mulhorn
,--he strong on statistics, she a writer on Celtic antiquities, -has published a paper on the Celtic
origin of the Divina Commedia
, and has written one on the discovery of America
by Irish Danes, five hundred years before Columbus
and Mrs. J. C. Heywood
lived a few doors from the Rusticucci in the Palazzo Giraud Torlonia
, one of the finest Roman palaces.
held an office in the Papal Court, and had a papal title which