Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Napoléon’s portfolio inscribed “Orateurs Du Conseil d’Etat”

Napoléon’s portfolio inscribed “Orateurs Du Conseil d’Etat”

- c. 1805

Napoléon regularly attended the meetings of the Council of State, at which important decisions were made regarding France’s administration. Before and after the meetings, all documents, speeches and minutes were placed in this portfolio. Napoléon’s coat of arms is on the front and back.

Red Morocco with green sillk


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