Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Fabric sample from Versailles

Fabric sample from Versailles

Grand-Frères (silk manufacturer of Lyons) - c. 1810-1811

In honor of his marriage to the Archduchess Marie-Louise of Austria in April 1810, Napoléon redecorated Versailles, placing numerous orders for silk fabrics from Grand-Frères. This fabric sample, from the palace’s great living room, includes his personal emblem, the bee, as well as images related to the glories of the Roman Empire.

Silk



Rare Signed BARBARY WAR OF 1812 HERO US NAVY COMMODORE JOHN RODGERS 1817 LETTER picture

Rare Signed BARBARY WAR OF 1812 HERO US NAVY COMMODORE JOHN RODGERS 1817 LETTER

$779.99



1805 PORTLAND GAZETTE NEWSPAPER WAR W/ BARBARY PIRATES picture

1805 PORTLAND GAZETTE NEWSPAPER WAR W/ BARBARY PIRATES

$500.00



ADMIRAL SILAS H STRINGHAM SIGNED, WAR 1812, BARBARY WAR, MEX-AM WAR, CIVIL WAR picture

ADMIRAL SILAS H STRINGHAM SIGNED, WAR 1812, BARBARY WAR, MEX-AM WAR, CIVIL WAR

$225.00



GENERAL WILLIAM EATON American hero of the Barbary War original engraving, 1808 picture

GENERAL WILLIAM EATON American hero of the Barbary War original engraving, 1808

$105.00



BARBARY WARS COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL picture

BARBARY WARS COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL

$41.50



FIRST BARBARY WAR Tripolitan - Frigate USS Philadelphia 1804 Hudson NY Newspaper picture

FIRST BARBARY WAR Tripolitan - Frigate USS Philadelphia 1804 Hudson NY Newspaper

$36.00



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