¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 1 or alabaster with the heads and hands set in with white marble, having the effect of white statuary with colored drapery- One was the black Diana of Ephesus with many Breasts- The Muses, many statues of Venus in different sizes, and about as good as Powers greek slave, quite like it- Tombs covered with excellent alto-relievo.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 Father Mother son and four daughters of the Balbus family found in the theatre of Herculaneum. Atlas holding up the globe- Many busts of eminent Greeks- Gods Goddesses, Myths, satyrs, not yet excelled in variety and extent. A mosaic floor fifteen or twenty feet squares [sic] found in the house of the Fawn at Pompeii representing in bright colors, the battle of Alexander the great with Darius of Persia.
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 I remain in a state of wonderment at the great amount of excellent painting, sculpture, Bronze +c that has been found in these two insignificant Roman towns, only one third of Pompeii and only a small section of Herculanium [sic], having as yet been explored- Astonishing that those arts were so highly appreciated and patronised [sic] beyond the inclinations of our present generation. The excavations thus far show Herculaneum to have been the richest city, the richest art having been found there-