Sunday, October 13, 1889

Sunday October 13th.

Since writing the above I have learned that the garden of Versailles are not now 60 miles in dimensions.     They were until after the Revolutions (I could not find out how long) when a good deal of it was sold off.    I cannot find out how large they actually are now, but they are immense at any rate.

I must add that the splendid room the finest in the world has one side, the whole length over 243 ft, a solid mass of mirrors. Windows opposite look out upon the magnificent gardens and fountains and you continually see the reflections of them in the mirrors.

[For Addie’s referenced main entry on her visit to Versailles, see the previous post. NOTE: This entry and the next entry are both dated October 13th, though one is called Sunday and the other Monday, so one of the dates must be wrong.]


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