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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 397             Vienna

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 but people are expected to buy their coffee, chocolat, +c in the corridors at a high price.   We filled the bill, amidst a great crowd and had a specimen of Vienna Sunday life which we do not care to repeat- This evenings music was all the composition of the elder Jho Strauss deceased who his sons were honoring. One of the two sons, Edward, was leading this band while the other John was leading his band at the “Kursall”- and during the evening they exchanged places in one piece much to the delight of the audience. Every piece was encored & repeated without hesitation

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 Vienna certainly produces the hansomest ladies I have seen in Europe and is so celebrated-   A peculiar type, oval faces and luxurient light hair-

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 We have been through the Imperial stables on the opposite side of the Palace Park-   a wonderfull display of elegance and gilt. 300 gray Horses, every one beautiful-   One hundred elegant carriages.   Among them the elaborate carriages of the great Marie Theresa of which I cant attempt a description, heavy, and the elaborate carvings covered with gilt.     Her state carriage an immense canopied chariot cost 700.000 florins, 200.000 of it for the paintings upon it by Rubens- The carriages of Napoleon 1st used at his coronation at Milan as King of Italy-   The carriage of Charles 6th , 300 years old. Elaborate but black.     The elegant gilt car, that displayed the coffin of Maximillion from Mexico- Six tiny little carriages for the Imperial children-   Other long rooms filled with gilt Harness in every stage of elaboration, and age. The room containing the royal hunting arms is interresting

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