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The Trial of Marie-Antoinette, 14 October 1793

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A Club of Republican Women. Between 1791 and 1793, women formed associations both to support the liberal constitutional and the republican regimes and to claim equal political rights with men.

French Antique Captain Certificate signed by Navy Minister Laurent truguet (1752-1839)

ever so creepy.......Gold locket with the hair of Queen Marie Antoinette: British Museum

Secret door that Marie Antoinette escaped through in October 1789 when the Paris mob stormed Versailles.

The original 1791 playbill for The Magic Flute...

Sans-Culottes: These were the common people of Paris. They did not wear upper class breeches or culottes. They were the working people, shop owners, tradespeople, artisans, and factory workers.