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Bed of Marie Antoinette, Fontainebleau Palace.

Image ID: 835711

Bed of Marie Antoinette, Fontainebleau Palace.

Image Details

Image Title

:  Bed of Marie Antoinette, Fontainebleau Palace.

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print : col. ; 30 x 21 cm. (11 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "The luxuries provided for a queen could hardly be carried further in the direction of repose than the sumptuous bed furnished for the slumber of Marie Antoinette, as pictured above. It is the very dream of elegance, a poem in tapestry and down, an inspiration of garish magnificence, more than fulfilling the popular conception of royal ease and theatrical splendour." Includes additional text. Stain on image.

Original Source

: From Beautiful Paris : the splendors, mysteries, and people of the great city. (New York : Leslie, 1894) Buel, James W. (James William) (1849-1920), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Palaces -- France -- Fontainebleau

Source Description

: 1 folder (35 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 835711

Record ID

: 708660

Digital Item Published

: 1-22-2007; updated 3-25-2011

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