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Paris 2014: Napoleon and Monochrome Madness

We visited Napoleon’s Tomb at Les Invalides during our stay in Paris last Spring and I shot this photo of his statue near the tomb. The sculpture by Pierre-Charles Simart is about 30 feet from the tomb and stands over … Continue reading

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Paris 2014: The Story of Joséphine

She was born Marie Josèphe Rose Tascher de La Pageriex, the daughter of a sugar plantation owner in Martinique where everyone called her Rose. She moved to Paris and at the age of 16 married Alexandre de Beauharnais who called … Continue reading

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