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AROLSEN

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Originally appearing in Volume V02, Page 641 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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AROLSEN, a town of Germany, capital of the principality of Waldeck, 25 M. N.W. of Cassel, with which it is connected by rail via Warburg. Pop. 3000. It lies in a pleasant undulating country at an elevation of 900 ft. above the sea. The Evangelical parish church contains some fine statues by Christian Rauch, and the palace (built 1710-1720), in addition to a valuable library of 30,000 vols., a collection of coins and pictures, among the latter several by Angel'ca Kauffmann. Arolseil is the birthplace of the sculptor C. Rauch and of the painters Wilhelm and Friedrich Kaulbach.
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