Memorial to Louis XVI & Marie Antoinette ~ by E. Gaulle & P. Petitot - St Denis Basilica, burial place of nearly every French king from 10th-18th c. During the Revolution, bodies were removed, dumped in large pits & dissolved with lime (Marie & Louis had been buried at La Madeleine). In 1815 meager remains of Louis & Marie (reputedly) were returned. In 1817 the mass graves were opened & co-mingled remains placed in an ossuary in St. Denis - marble plates list the 100s of names. [1st of 2…

Memorial to Louis XVI & Marie Antoinette ~ St Denis Basilica Cathedral Paris, burial place of nearly every French king

St-Denis Basilica - Paris, is notable for its Gothic architecture and for being the burial site of French monarchs, which makes it comparable to Westminster Abbey in England.The Abbey of Saint Denis was the burial site of the kings of France for centuries and has thus been referred to as the "royal necropolis of France." All but three of the monarchs of France from the 10th century until 1789 have their remains here. The abbey church contains some fine examples of cadaver tombs.

Basilica Cathedral of Saint Denis, Saint-Denis, Paris: "notable for its Gothic architecture and for being the burial site of French monarchs, all but three of the monarchs of France from the century until 1789 have their remains here.

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Ruth St. Denis – a modern dance pioneer

American dancer Ruth St Denis, whose fantastic costumes feature in page after page of pictures at NYPL.

Ruth St. Denis in her solo Tagore Poem (1929). Thom Hecht writes, "St. Denis's repertoire reflects her life-long interest in exoticism and spirituality." (Photo by Soichi Sunami. The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dance Division.)

miss-flapper: “ wehadfacesthen: “ Ruth St. Denis in performing her dance Tagore Poem, photo by Soichi Sunami. “Miss Ruth” was a modern dance pioneer who, with her partner Ted Shawn, founded the.

Ruth St. Denis (January 20, 1879 – July 21, 1968) was an early modern dance pioneer. I'd wear that

Denis (January 1879 – July was an early modern dance pioneer. She was born in 1879 on a New Jersey farm. The daughte.

One mom of modern dance. Ruth St. Denis in Radha, 1906 (via http://www.flickr.com/photos/nypl/)

Ruth Saint Denis – was a modern dance pioneer, introducing eastern ideas into the art. She was the co-founder of the American De.

Basilica of St Denis, Paris, France, Tomb of Isabelle d'Aragon (wife of Philippe III) who died in Calabria in 1271.

Basilica of St Denis, Paris, France, Tomb of Isabelle d'Aragon (wife of Philippe III), my great grandmother.

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