¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 In Karlstrasse, exteriorly a plain brick edifice, unpretending, but within, presenting an agreable [sic] change to the monotonous style of European cathedrals. A copy of the Roman Basilique, two rows of columns on each side the whole length of the square room. Each column a single block of polished granite 27 ft high by 2 1/2 ft diameter. The arches above the columns are gilded, & the wall above them devoted to large frescoes illustrating the life of St Boniface.
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 Our next days experience begins with the “Pinacothéque” or old picture gallery in the fauburg Maximillian [sic], a large plain building in the Roman style 563 ft long by 102 ft wide-finished in 1836 by order of King Louis- The interior is divided into 23 cabinets and 9 Halls- But we must begin in order, first through the basement containing chiefly old sketches and engravings where several students were sitting at long tables copying in pencil- thence into the main floor above up the wide flight of granite steps with a splendid heavy granite railing polished, where we find the front room devoted to full length pictures of the Electors of Bavaria, who were the