Quarters. STOCKHOLM. 4?. Route. 287
is the Central Gymnastic Institution (PI. 17 ; D, 3), founded in
1813 by P. H. Ling (A. 1839).
Between the Drottninggata and the Railway Station rises the
Klara-Kyrka (PI. D, 3), erected in 1751-53 after the destruction
by fire of an earlier church founded in 1285, and lately well
restored. It contains sculptures by Sergei. ('Klockare', Klara
Vestra Kyrkogatan 14 A.) In the adjoining churchyard reposes the
poet Bellman (A. 1785; p. 299).
In the Master-Samuelsgata, a side-street of the Drottninggata,
No. 36, is the Geological Museum (PI. 38; D. 3; adm. p. 279),
containing the interesting collection of the national gelogical in¬
stitute , including specimens of the various Swedish rock-forma¬
tions and building-materials (porphyry, granite, gabbro, etc.).
In the Drottninggata, about 7 min. N.W. of the Klara-Kyrka,
is the *Northern Museum (PI. 13 ; C, 2), an interesting collection
of Scandinavian curiosities, founded by Dr. Arthur Hazelius in
1873, and greatly extended since. The collections are contained
in several different houses. The attendants are women in the cos¬
tume of Darlecarlia. Illustrated catalogue. (Adm., p. 279.)
We begin with the Swedish Section, Drottninggatan 71 A.
Room to the right of the entrance. Prehistoric objects.
1. Room (to the left of the entrance): articles for sale. — II. Room (to
the right of the entrance): prehistoric relics. — III. Room (ante-chamber):
paintings from peasant-life in Smaland. — In a straight direction,
IV. Room, Peasant girl from Blekinge; "Interior of a house in the district
of Ingelstad in Skane, with figures in the costume of the end of the 18th
century; room from Holland, first half of this century;' peasant's room
from Wingaker in Sbdermanland, 1820, with a girl receiving presents
on the day of the third proclamation of her banns of marriage. In the
glass-case by the window are various utensils, costumes and trinkets, from
Sk&ne, Blekinge, etc., of the 18th cent. — V. Room. Glass-case containing
tankards and other utensils from Ostergotland. Stand with movable frames
containing views and costumes. On the walls are primitive horse-collars,
tools, etc., from Westergbtland and Ostergotland, and Runic staves. —
VI. Room. Articles from Smaland: bridal trinkets, etc. In a case by the
window, badges worn by the female peasantry of Warend in memory of
their bravery in fighting against the invading Danes. — VII. Room. Articles
from Smaland, Gotland, Holland, Bohuslan, etc., including 'Bonader' or
hangings used to adorn the walls at Christmas. — VIII. Room. Articles
from Skane; group from Wemmenhog; ancient looms and woven stuffs;
silver ornaments, including 'Ellakors' or crosses worn as charms against
We next visit the N. Garden Pavilion, Drottninggatan 71 C.
I. Room (to the right of the entrance). Objects from Finland, with
a performer on the 'Kantele' (Finnish guitar). — II. Room (to the left of
the entrance). Costumes and utensils used by Swedish settlers in Esthonia
and Livonia; carved wood from N. Germany. — III. Room (ante-chamber).
Danish mangle-boards. — IV. Room. Female costumes, domestic utensils,
etc.), from Denmark and Schleswig; woven stuffs and pottery from Copen¬
hagen and Holland; landscapes and costumes from Denmark, Esthonia and
Germany. — V. Room. On the right, a sledge used by Charles XII. during
his last campaign (p. 77). Wooden beer-tankards, harness, etc. Groups
in Helsingland and Lapp costumes. In glass-cases by the window are
weapons, tools. Runic staves, female ornaments from Gestrikland and
Helsingland; objects from Herjedalen. (specimen of Nodbrod or Fladbrdd,
partly made of bark), Jemtland, Angermanland, Medelpad, Westerbotten,