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The Observance Of Christmas In Various Lands And Ages.

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ILLUSTRATIONS
FACING PAGE
CALABRIAN SHEPHERDS PLAYING IN ROME AT CHRISTMAS 112
After an Etching by D. Allan. From Hone's " Every-day Book" (London, 1826)
ST. FRANCIS INSTITUTES THE PRESEPIO AT GRECCIO               . 114
By Giotto. (Upper Church of St. Francis, Assist)
THE BAMBINO OF ARA COELI.....116
THE ADORATION OF THE SHEPHERDS .            .             .             .134
From Broadside No. 305 in the Collection of the Society of Antiquaries at Burlington House
THE SHEPHERDS OF BETHLEHEM                     ...                 140
From " Le grant Kalendrier & compost des Bergiers" (N. le Rouge, Troyes, 1529)
NEW YEAR MUMMERS IN MANCHURIA .             .             .             .176
An Asiatic example of animal masks
CHRISTMAS EVE IN DEVONSHIRE—THE MUMMERS COMING
IN             ......... 229
THE GERMAN CHRISTMAS-TREE IN THE EIGHTEENTH CEN­TURY ......... 266
From an engraving by Joseph Kellner
CHRISTMAS MORNING IN LOWER AUSTRIA .           .           .278
By Ferdinand Waldmuller (b. 1793).
YORKSHIRE SWORD-ACTORS : ST. GEORGE IN COMBAT WITH
ST. PETER ........ 300
From an article by Mr. T. M. Fallow in The Antiquary, May, 1895
THE EPIPHANY IN FLORENCE.....343
MADONNA AND CHILD ...... Inside Cover
Albert Durer
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