First Class Staterooms Empire Rooms C-84 and C-65 The Empire Style was created by French architects Charles Percier and Pierre Fontaine during the First French Empire (1804-1815) and was designed to idealize the rule of Napoleon Bonaparte. The most famous example of the style can be found in the Arc de Triomphe du Caroussel in Paris. colorized in akvis coloriage
The Empire Aubusson Rug in the Emperor's bedroom has a circular central medallion on a gold background with large open areas. The motifs are in the neoclassical style of Percier and Fontaine favored by Napoleon. The gold of the Aubusson rug and blue silk fabric are on opposite ends of the color wheel. Image courtesy Wikipedia Commons.
APH-Familia numerosa- by vtophya.deviantart.com on @deviantART - It's in my head-canon as well that Antonio fathered (literally - not adopted) a lot of kids in the Americas. As for Francis...the original piece had a lot of people commenting about African colonies, but that was the Second French Empire, in the 19th century. Since this is referencing the First French Empire (i.e. the one that includes Canada), that's a moot point, but I would have liked to see some Caribbean OCs added as well.
This beautiful piece of wearable art was designed and crafted by the artist and jewelry designer Sergey Zhiboedov (my husband). The ring was inspired by the style of the First French Empire, the early-19th-century design movement in architecture, furniture, and other decorative arts. It features two draped female figures. Made of sterling silver (the figures and the shank) and 14K yellow gold. Adorned with a genuine freshwater pearl (8.5-9mm diameter).
"Fashion took its inspiration from the arts in striving for a nude ideal, which brought out the natural beauty of the human form. In women’s fashion it was said, “nakedness dresses woman best." Women wore thin muslin dresses which even today look like nighties.
Napoleon's uniforms and epaulets - Napoleon's Grenadiers a Pied uniform/ Center of the Cross of the Légion d'honneur (Legion of Honour) of the First French Empire (Napoleonic Era), 3rd type (awarded between 1806-1808)
Charlemagne's Kingdom consisted of modern France, Benelux, western Germany, Switzerland, northern and central Italy and northern Spain. Built upon Roman foundations and Merovingian structures, it was the greatest Western European state to exist in the last four centuries.
Aglae. From the exhibition "Napoleon and the Empire of Fashion". Lancaster-Barreto collection.Coat: Camel wool in natural colour. Silk organza collar, pipping and buttons. Pluche de some, imitating fur, France, circa 1808. Mechlin collar lace. Great example of the influence of Napoleon's peninsular war, the troubadour painting and the romanticism. "Manches a la espagnole" Cameo: seashell, enamel, gold. France, first quart of the XIX century. Bag: Marrocain leather, France, circa 1804.