The Americana: An Universal Reference Library Comprising the Arts and Sciences, Literature, History, Biography, Geography, Commerce, Etc. , of the World (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Americana: An Universal Reference Library Comprising the Arts and Sciences, Literature, History, Biography, Geography, Commerce, Etc., Of the World

Schiller, in mineralogy, a peculiar lustre due to reflection from the surfaces of minute enclosed crystals, probably of goethite. It is best illustrated by sunstone and is also noticed in bronzite, hypersthene and labradorite.

Schilling, shil'ling, Johannes, German sculptor: b. Mittweida, Saxony, 23 June 1828, and studied art at Berlin and Dresden. In 1868 he became professor at the Dresden Royal Academy. His chief works include the 'four Seasons' at Dresden, statues of Schiller at Vienna, of Maximilian at Trieste, the War Memorial at Hamburg, and the German National Monument on the Niederwald, opposite Bingen on the Rhine, which bears a colossal figure of Germania.

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