Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Pauline Borghèse’s snuffbox

Pauline Borghèse’s snuffbox

- c. 1808-1810

Pauline, Napoléon’s favorite sister, demonstrated undying loyalty to her brother. She was beautiful, seductive and had many lovers. She gave this snuffbox to her sister, Caroline Murat.

Gold and tortoise shell


Images © photo12.com-Pierre-Jean Chalençon
A Traveling Exhibition from Russell Etling Company (c) 2011