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2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 hand wing representing two of the Austrian Emperors. Well executed. And in the extremities of each wing is a small room devoted to sculpture containing some interresting pieces & groups-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 12th Today, the Treasury of the Imperiale Palace was visited a special permit having been obtained two days ago, stating our hour to be from 11 to 12 oclock. Open twice a week- The numbers admitted are limited as the apartments are small. Situated in the centre of the city we are soon there.   The first room entered contain the sacerdotal ornaments of Bourgogne, uninterresting-      The 2nd room chiefly carvings in Ivory. In the centre of this room stands a clock with moving courtly figures under the dial, which attracts a crowd when the attendant makes the explanations in Dutch, but not Knowing its history we were but little interrested. The 3rd room is chiefly for chrystal [sic] specimens- The 4th contains the crowns and jewels, the best of them in the centre of the room in a circular glass case higher than our heads, and is constantly surrounded by an admiring crowd. I cannot do justice to a description but will give a a few items.  Am quite

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