Guide Through Germany, Austria-Hungary, Switzerland, Italy, France, Belgium, Holland, the United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, Souvenir of the Hamburg

Guide Through Germany, Austria-Hungary, Switzerland, Italy, France, Belgium, Holland, the United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, Souvenir of the Hamburg

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...Lifts. 5120 PAUL OTTO, Prop. in the second storey will be found the picture gallery, which possesses a number of celebrated drawings by Durer and the Holbeins &c. At Markt PI. stands The Nathans, with a tasteful facade and interesting interior, the apartments containing some good frescoes and beautilul carvings and friezes; while the stained-glass is very fine. In Freie St., but with its facade towards Post Gasse, stands the General Post Office, originally the Kaufhaus, parts of which, such as the arches and windows, are still recognisable. At Steinenberg will be found The Kunsthalle, the property of the Bale Art Union: it is a modern building in Italian style beautifully decorated throughout. The facade contains five key-stones, carved into grotesque faces from designs by Bocklin who was born at Bale in 1827 (f Florence in 1901). The dining-hall is embellished with frescoes by Briinne, representing Woman, Wine and Song. The firstfloor contains paintings by Swiss artists; while the stair-case was painled by Stiickelberg. Adjoining the building is the Siadtihcater, which is capable of seating SCHWEIZERISCHER BANKVEREIN BASLE, ZUERICH, ST. GALL, GENEVA. SWISS BANKVEREIN 43, Lothbury E. C. CURRENT-ACCOUNTS--OPEN DRAFTS AND LETTERS OF CREDIT ISSUED--REMITTANCES MADE BY TELEGRAPH--TRANSFER BILLS NEGOTIATED OR COLLECTED PURCHASES AND SALES OF STOCKS, SHARES AND BONDS EFFECTED CREDITS GRANTED FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF MERCHANDISE EVERY OTHER DESCRIPTION OF 8ANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED. (fjlasler Kantonalbanl(j f 5-BASEL. + ICxdiange Office, Banking operations. tetters of Credit and circular notes cashed, 8286 1,500 persons. Almost opposite is the Concert Hall, likewise with seats for 1,500 persons. Hard by, at Barfiisser PI., stands the former Franciscan...show more

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  • Paperback | 408 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 726g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236647769
  • 9781236647764