The Royal Palace, Stockholm, 1860. 'The Palace is the great object of attraction. Built on the highest part of the central island, its vast and massive walls tower above all the neighbouring buildings. It contains the principal collections, and most of the other objects of interest are in its immediate neighbourhood. The following particulars of the Palace are from "Murray's Handbook to Sweden": "This noble structure was completed in 1753, from the designs of the Count Tessin, by his son. The basement story is of granite, the rest of brick and stucco. It consists of a quadrangle of huge dimensions, with wings at each corner, two stories lower than the centre. In front these wings inclose an extensive terrace, laid out as a garden, and overlooking the quay and harbour. The Royal Museum is in the Palace, and comprises several collections...The Royal library is contained in a splendid room running almost the whole length of the south-east wing of the Palace...'. From "Illustrated London News", 1860.
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