¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 In the rear of the statue is a grecian portico simply an ornamental background, built of Salzburgh [sic] marble, about 250 feet long, 65 feet high, standing upon a foundation 15 ft high, having 48 large columns each composed of seven pieces. The whole standing up^on^ a terrace hansomely graded overlooking an immense field, level as a table, more than a mile square belonging to the govt for military reviews +c, with nearly as much more land behind it, wooded- In the females chignon is the inscription “This colossus, erected by Louis 1st of Bavaria was designed and modelled [sic] by Louis de Schwantaler. Cast 1850”- Cost of figure $97.860. Without pedestal- Under the portico upon wall brackets stand 76 busts of eminent personages but we had no taste for such tame things after our unique eminence- Called the “Rhineshalle”-
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 On our return we pass through the Carolinenplatz in the centre of which stands the “obelisk” 108 ft high made from captured Canons, bearing the inscription “To the 30.000. Bavarians who met death in the Russian war, erected by Louis 1st King of Bavaria Oct 18-1833” +c- And alight at the “Basilica” or parish church of St Bonifice.