¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 The details of casting were interresting to our families, elucidated by Mr Castles knowledge and experience in foundries, except to Alice who was trembling with fear from the canon firing of the artillery class at the Barracks a little beyond us-
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 Thence a mile drive takes us to the great statue “Bavaria” the largest bronze statue in the world, weighing 156 tons, 70 ft high standing upon a granite pedestal 35 ft high. An immense Lion sitting beside the Goddess of Bavaria who is holding a Crown of glory in her left hand and a laurel wreath in her right.
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 In the rear of the pedestal the guide opens a door and we ascend an easy flight of winding stairs, 66 steps to her knee, 60 more steps into her head, the top part being a little narrow as it passes up through the tresses of hair. All of us including Mr and Mrs castle sat around in a horse shoe circle opposite the stairway, Wife and I sitting in her eyebrows. The seats are bronze, closely imitating cushions with fringe
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 There are three little windows about six inches square in here hair, not from her eyes as some say. After the rest had descended I assisted Wife and Jep to mount into her Chignon above the head. Mary Castle constantly