Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Cushion used at coronation of Napoléon

Cushion used at coronation of Napoléon

- 1804

Many of the objects used in the coronation displayed Napoléon’s personal emblem, the bee. The symbol provided continuity with the ancient sovereign King Childeric I (father of Clovis, 5th Century King of the Franks) whose tomb, when discovered in 1653, revealed he had been buried with hundreds of inlaid golden bees.

Historical Provenance - Collection of Augustin François André Picot, the Emperor’s embroiderer

Silk velvet, gold thread and embroidered braid



Duke of Wellington, original Peninsular War Campaign Letter, Portugal 1810 picture

Duke of Wellington, original Peninsular War Campaign Letter, Portugal 1810

$1163.10



Napoleonic Peninsular War France Spain Portugal Battle Wellington Vitoria Maps X picture

Napoleonic Peninsular War France Spain Portugal Battle Wellington Vitoria Maps X

$714.14



SPAIN. Peninsular War Passport, 1810. picture

SPAIN. Peninsular War Passport, 1810.

$164.20



FREDERICK TRENCH - PENINSULAR WAR OFFICER & M.P.  - SIGNED & FRAMED DISPLAY picture

FREDERICK TRENCH - PENINSULAR WAR OFFICER & M.P. - SIGNED & FRAMED DISPLAY

$68.42



SIR GEORGE MURRAY - DISTINGUISHED ARMY OFFICER - PENINSULAR WAR - SIGNED DISPLAY picture

SIR GEORGE MURRAY - DISTINGUISHED ARMY OFFICER - PENINSULAR WAR - SIGNED DISPLAY

$102.63



ANDREW LEITH HAY - SCOTTISH SOLDIER IN PENINSULAR WAR - SIGNED COLOUR DISPLAY picture

ANDREW LEITH HAY - SCOTTISH SOLDIER IN PENINSULAR WAR - SIGNED COLOUR DISPLAY

$102.63



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A Traveling Exhibition from Russell Etling Company (c) 2011