Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Franz Xaver Winterhalter

  • Victoria’s curse

    Sarah Jane I. IrawaParañaque City, Philippines The dining room in an ancient hunting villa obscured in the verdant vastness of the Polish forest erupted in thunderous applause, if not rambunctious laughter. The two youngest grand duchesses just concluded their performance of two short scenes from Moliere’s Bourgeois Gentilhomme. That evening in Spala was spent reminiscent…