FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2006 file photo, Dutch Queen Beatrix, Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Maxima arrive in a horse-drawn gilded carriage for the opening of the new parliamentary year ... more 
FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2006 file photo, Dutch Queen Beatrix, Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Maxima arrive in a horse-drawn gilded carriage for the opening of the new parliamentary year in The Hague, Netherlands. Critics urged the Dutch royal family to get rid of a painting they say is an offensive reminder of wrongs from the Netherlands' colonial past, but the Royal House defended the 19th-century work as an important part of the country's history. "Homage of the Colonies" decorates one side of Queen Beatrix's iconic gold-trimmed carriage, and depicts half-naked, brown-skinned women and men in servile poses bearing gifts to an enthroned white woman. (AP Photo/Fred Ernst, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Fred Ernst, File
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