Memorial to Louis XVI & Marie Antoinette ~ by E. Gaulle & P. Petitot - St Denis Basilica, burial place of nearly every French king from 10th-18th c. During the Revolution, bodies were removed, dumped in large pits & dissolved with lime (Marie & Louis had been buried at La Madeleine). In 1815 meager remains of Louis & Marie (reputedly) were returned. In 1817 the mass graves were opened & co-mingled remains placed in an ossuary in St. Denis - marble plates list the 100s of names. [1st of 2…

Memorial to Louis XVI & Marie Antoinette ~ by E. Gaulle & P. Petitot - St Denis Basilica, burial place of nearly every French king from 10th-18th c. During the Revolution, bodies were removed, dumped in large pits & dissolved with lime (Marie & Louis had been buried at La Madeleine). In 1815 meager remains of Louis & Marie (reputedly) were returned. In 1817 the mass graves were opened & co-mingled remains placed in an ossuary in St. Denis - marble plates list the 100s of names. [1st of 2…

1805-1809 Portrait Of Hortense queen of Holland | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

1805-1809 Portrait Of Hortense queen of Holland | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Maria Luisa of Parma (1751–1819), Later Queen of Spain Laurent Pécheux (French, Lyons 1729–1821 Turin) Date: 1765

Maria Luisa of Parma (1751–1819), Later Queen of Spain Laurent Pécheux (French, Lyons 1729–1821 Turin) Date: 1765

A Young Woman, Full Length, with Her Left Arm Outstretched Paul Sandby (Nottingham 1730–London 1809)

A Young Woman, Full Length, with Her Left Arm Outstretched Paul Sandby (Nottingham 1730–London 1809)

"He took the King's shilling. She waits." - A re-enactor for the Battle of St. Fagans during the English Civil War.

"He took the King's shilling. She waits." - A re-enactor for the Battle of St. Fagans during the English Civil War.

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