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Identifier: italyhandbookfor03karl (find matches)

Title: Italy; handbook for travellers

Year: 1900 (1900s)

Authors: Karl Baedeker (Firm)

Subjects: Italy -- Guidebooks

Publisher: Leipsic : K. Baedeker New York, C. Scribner's Sons (etc., etc.)

Contributing Library: University of California Libraries

Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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(PI. 3), to the right in the Corso, possesses a naturalhistory collection and a picture-gallery (Tues., Thurs., & Sat. 10-2;/2 fr-)- The latter includes: Oarreca, Jacobs dream, St. Albert;Ribera, Heads of Apostles; and interesting 14th cent, representationsfrom the ceiling of Sant Agostino. — The Cattedrale San Lorenzo(PI. 2), farther on in the Corso, possesses a Crucifixion by Van Dyck(4th chapel on the right), freely retouched, and fine carved choir-stalls. — The church of Sunt Agostino, to the S., once a Templarschurch, has curious architectonic decorations. — To the left, fartheron, in the line of the Via Sant Agostino is the church of SantaMaria di Gesii (PI. 4), recognizable from the crossed arms over thedoor. It contains a Madonna by Luca della Robbia in a marbleframe of 1521 (to the right of the high-altar). — From the facade ofSanta Maria di (jresil we foUow the Via Sant Elisabetta to the Via SanMichele, in which is the Oratorio di San Michele, with a representa-

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MONTE SAN GIULIANO. 26. Route. 295 tion of the Passion, executed in coloured wooden groups by Trapa-nian artists of the 17th century. — We then continue in our pre-vious direction to the right to the church of the Madonna della Luce,which possesses a built up portal, dating from 1509. A little fartheron the Via Carrara leads to the left to the Via della Giudecca, orformer Jewish quarter, which contains an old house with a tower(Lo Spedadello), illustrating the curious mingling of architecturalstyles which characterised the 15th century. — The church of SanNicola di Bari (PI. 5), in a street of the same name diverging fromthe Via Garibaldi, contains statues of saints behind the high-altarbelonging to the school of Gagini (1560). — A Statue of VictorEmmanuel II. by Dupre was erected in 1882 in the Piazza VittorioEmanuele (PI. 6), through which leads the road to Monte SanGiuliano. Pleasant walks may be taken in the shady promenades along theharbour, where a marble Statue of Garibal

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