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2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 door and conducts us through this wonderful “curiosity shop” of
twenty rooms, in three stories, every room, hall, wall or corner
loaded with antique curiosities some of great value,  and not a
clerk or other person in the establishment to be seen,  strange
enterprise.            The first pocket watch of the world, was made
in Nuremberg in 1570 by Peter Heler  and were called “Nuremberg
eggs”.     Pickert had several old ones, and I bought one said to
have been made about 1580 but I have some doubts of its age
although its clearly very old,       also bought a small intaglio and
a piece of amber with a Fly in it-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 Beside an old church stands a large modern fountain in bronze
of elaborate design.    The first story of figures are women spouting
water from their breasts in different attitudes and occupations-
The figures above are musicians
spouting water from a variety of instru-
ments.  The top figure is justice
pouring water in one side of a set of
scales.     Nuremberg has
been a city of much importance in past
ages,     the favorite residence of Em-
perors, rich,  the centre of European
commerce,    and is now celebrated for
the manufacture of toys, quite a fall.
The first German railway was
begun at this place.
At our Hotel the low ceilings, uneven
floors and unpleasant combination        [-Grosse Fountain-]    

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