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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 609 Naples to Rome

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 the walls were lined with high glass cases filled with small figures, men and women dressed in every variety of European costume, also Africans, Asiatics +c. Also Cattle of every kind and color. And countless little oddities, doubtless a kind of Royal curiosity or toyshop for the children-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 Thence through three library rooms well filled, through many rooms containing uninterresting [sic] paintings. Then into the best apartments where scores of rooms in succession were tastefully frescoed above side walls covered with satin (generally orange or canary) with furniture to match, much gilding, especially the bas reliefs of the Throne room and grand saloons of Joachim Murat. Gilt beds of Ferdinand 2nd and Francesco 2nd. Bed rooms, toilet and dressing rooms of the Queens. An Alabaster Vase five feet wide. Bath tub from a single piece of granite, +c. +c. All very elegant. Each of these rooms containing several fine large paintings- Many hours might be spent there with interest but we found two hours fatigue enough as the carpets had all been taken up- The Palace is in good order, not old, built only 120 years ago- It is nearly eight hundred feet long on each side- This one was evidently where the courts were held. The one in Naples was where the fun was enjoyed and the third upon the hill Capodimonte where the

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 [No 2224 Cascati di Caserta]

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