¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 limber our numbness. Select our rooms and at once enter carriages for an exterior inspection of the city. An hour of cold riding showed that we could not satisfactorialy [sic] “do up” the objects of interest in time for tomorrow mornings train so we adjourn until tomorrow 9 1/2 A.M.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 6th Our first visit was to the church of St Antonio. Passing the equestrian statue of Erasmo da Nardi (Gattamelata) commander of the army of the Republic of Venice in 1440 the first specimen of large bronze Italian casting, having his horses tail tied up as though it was muddy (as shown by the shadow in the photograph) we find the facade massive brick xxxx work not appropriate to the balance of the architecture. It was begun 611 years ago, finished in 1475, burned and restored in 1749. Over the entrance is the statue of the Saint. The building is 280 x 130 ft 116 ft high-
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 The interior is finished in the dome style, much of the room in the nave being taken up by the fourteen immense square columns, 12. To. 15. Ft square at the base and the large central chapel between four of the columns. On the inside of those four columns are four large organs with statuary and large ornament on top, and above the Alter [sic] hangs an immense golden canopy swinging like a chandelier-