"State Apartments : A Potrait of the Last King" Top 5 Page for this destination Grands Appartements du Roi et de la Reine Tip by bpacker

  Tableau d'Antoine-Franšois Callet
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Well since I mentioned Marie Antoinette, its appropriate that I mention Mr Marie Antoinette right? In case you don't know, he's Louis XVI and he was also beheaded and accused of betraying the state. The poor chap, like his missus, gallantly faced up to his charges and was killed before his people in Paris.
Here's a picture of his potrait and a golden lamp statuette(one of many) that was specially created for his wedding.

Read on to see the Long Room of Battle Scenes or click here

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  • Updated Nov 2, 2004
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