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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 425                   Munich

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 By Girard Dow. Small- Birth of Jesus by Poelemburg 1×1 the smoker by DeVois- 25 by Werff-   St Jerom [sic] inspired by Dominichino [sic].   An old woman searching a boys hair with a fine comb by Murillo, which, Henry facitiously [sic] remarks is a true Spanish scene and will do also for Italy-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 It is interresting to see the same subjects portrayed by different Artists. There are at least half a dozen different representations of Susanna discovered at the bath by two Elders- Several of the maiden nursing her father condemned to death. Two large paintings by Rubens and Giordano of the Massacre of the innocents [sic], the latter’s is the best coloring, but the former is conceived in his customary spirited style that is interresting- And here again we find two old heads by Denner, excellent, he seems to revel in old heads-

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Snuffing and sneezing with a painfully empty Breadbasket we steer straight for our Hotel- passing through the Marienplatz where stands the hansom Column of St Mary to which we are attracted by the poor woman kneeling upon the low step which encircles the iron railing.

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 The base and pedestal are covered with flowers and wreaths of devotees.

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 The red marble shaft is 29 ft high surmounted by a gilt bronze statue of St Mary holding the infant Jesus-

7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 [-St Marys Column-]

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