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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 367             Triest   [sic]

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 gentlemanly attendant stands watching us through the glass door. Admits us readily, but calls for our names as though the house was occupied by its original proprieter [sic], However he goes ahead at once with his explanations without leaving us-   Up stairs and downstairs the this Palace holds to one idea one style, viz = a splendid wood-finish. Maple inlaid with walnut, giving it a bright cheerful effect all in the most exquisite taste, floors, sidewalls, and ceilings all the same, in beautiful pannelling-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 The Library, called Maximillians [sic] work room has a much lower ceiling than the others, but is elegant in circles and deep sunk pannels [sic].     All made from wood taken from the Austrian “Black Frigate”-     Many Chinese curiosities are shown us as having been brought over in the Black Frigate-   One or two of the rooms I noticed were grained in imitation of the others-   Very little frescoeing [sic], the ceilings being nearly all in wood, so different from the generality of Palaces that we were charmed with its freshness- In Carlottas bedroom, was a painting representing her marriage scene- Several portraits

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 [-Library-]      

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