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    Marie Antoinette's heart breaking last letter to her children, stained by tears. 1793

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    Recreation of Marie Antoinette's court gown (Robe de cour) as painted by Vigee LeBrun in 1779. By Atelier Caraco Canezou for an exhibition in Japan

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    A portrait of Marie Antoinette, 18th century.

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    A miniature portrait of Marie Antoinette by Louis-Marie Sicardi. 1787.

    Marie Antoinette's Playhouse: Photo (Source: deformographyy)

    The legend as told by A Versailles Christmas-tide:"any visitor who approaches looking at his reflection where at the left the side panels meet the angle of the wall, will be greeted by a sight similar to that whose tragic suggestion made even the haughty Queen pause a moment in her reckless career. For in the innocent appearing mirrors the gazer is reflected without a head."


    "Queen Marie-Antoinette's" agate incense burner in the Louvre comes from her Grand Cabinet there. It is the work of the jeweler to the king Charles Ouizille (1744-1830) and the miniaturist painter Jacques-Joseph De Gault (about 1738-1812). ca. 1784

    Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, their family and friends boating on the lake at Versailles on a balmy, golden Autumn afternoon.

    Busts of Marie Antoinette, Chateau de Versailles, France

    La dernière Reine de France

    Medallion with portraits of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. It was made in 1778 to celebrate the birth of their first child, Marie Therese Charlotte.

    A beautiful painting by Nikklas Lafrensen le Jeune of the fête given by Marie Antoinette at the Petit Trianon on Monday, 21st June 1784 in honour of Gustave III, King of Sweden. Depicted are guests strolling around the illuminated Temple of Love. This painting was part of Gustave’s private collection, kept as a souvenir of a happy time.

    Marie-Antoinette had a great love for children. Many biographies, including the most recent by Lady Antonia Fraser, while diverging on other points, do agree that Marie-Antoinette was truly fond of the company of small boys and girls. As a young girl, she asked her ladies and servants to bring their children with them when in attendance; hence the scene in her apartments was a bit chaotic with all the little ones running about, not to mention all the dogs. Later, she adopted the peasant child...

    Rococo cosplay by nefertara (self-portrait) fashion by the Church of Vanity . Marie Antoinette powdered pouf hair 18th century

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