Napoleon

Neoclassical Clock 1

The David Roche Foundation Adelaide – Gallery 1: Neoclassic

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The neoclassical style featured in Gallery 1 The David Roche House Museum & Gallery reflects the spirit of antiquity in England & Europe during the 18th century

Europe 1600 – 1815 – Art of Fine Living on Show V & A London

Europe 1600 – 1815 – Art of Fine Living on Show V & A London

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On December 9 the V & A at London, will open a new suite of seven galleries with nearly 1100 objects that best tell the story of the evolution of art and design

Malmaison GArden style

French Garden Style – Josephine at Château de Malmaison

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Josephine, Empress of France from 1804 for over a decade cultivated her garden style at Chateau Malmaison, playing an important role in the evolution of botany

Napoleon & Jewellery

Napoleon & Jewellery

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Napoleone Bonaparte and his rise to power dramatically changed the political and social scene of Europe and the world of costume, including jewellery. At his coronation as Emperor of France in 1804 he wore a gold laurel wreath in the Greek taste. Each leaf represented a military victory. So great…

Victory Emblems

Victory Emblems

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The coming to power of Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) dramatically changed the political and social scene of France and world of costume. Napoleon recovered some of the crown jewels belonging to the former Kings and Consorts of France that had been sold off at the Revolution. Josephine had the Bourbon jewels…