Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Preparatory study for the Imperial eagle

Preparatory study for the Imperial eagle

Antoine Denis Chaudet - 1804

At Napolťonís coronation, the single-headed eagle became the symbol of the French Empire, helping to brand his sovereignty. The eagle was the symbol of Imperial Rome and has been associated with military victory since antiquity. This was a design for one of the Emperorís carriages.

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NAPOLEONIC FRENCH GARDE DE BATTAILLE GRAND ARMEE COURASSIER OFFICER SWORD C 1790 picture

NAPOLEONIC FRENCH GARDE DE BATTAILLE GRAND ARMEE COURASSIER OFFICER SWORD C 1790

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NAPOLEONIC WARS FRENCH GRAND ARMEE CHASSEUR, HUSSAR CAVALRY SWORD 1784 picture

NAPOLEONIC WARS FRENCH GRAND ARMEE CHASSEUR, HUSSAR CAVALRY SWORD 1784

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NAPOLEONIC FRENCH GRAND ARMEE CHASSEUR, HUSSAR CAVALRY SWORD WATERLOO picture

NAPOLEONIC FRENCH GRAND ARMEE CHASSEUR, HUSSAR CAVALRY SWORD WATERLOO

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NAPOLEONIC FRENCH LION HEAD HIGH OFFICER GRAND ARMEE SWORD CONSULAR PERIOD 1799 picture

NAPOLEONIC FRENCH LION HEAD HIGH OFFICER GRAND ARMEE SWORD CONSULAR PERIOD 1799

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Elias PHARAOH. GREAT ARMY interpreter. Naturalized Louis XVIII Barbé-Marbois.1815 picture

Elias PHARAOH. GREAT ARMY interpreter. Naturalized Louis XVIII Barbé-Marbois.1815

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1854 Large Army Food Organization Field-Post Management Streffler picture

1854 Large Army Food Organization Field-Post Management Streffler

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