An invitation to a ball at the Palace of Versailles.  The ball being held is in celebration for the marriage of Louis Dauphin of France to Maria Teresa Rafaela of Spain. by jaclyn
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jaclyn An invitation to a ball at the Palace of Versailles. The ball being held is in celebration for the marriage of Louis Dauphin of France to Maria Teresa Rafaela of Spain.
Marie Antoinette
Louise Marie-Thérèse, the Black Nun of Moret and Black daughter of the Queen of France. Louise Marie-Thérèse, the Black Nun of Moret is rumoured to be the daughter of Maria Teresa of Spain, wife of Louis XIV of France. Apparently the Queen had an affair with her African attendant, Nabo, who came from Dahomey and was given to her as a gift. Louise Marie-Thérèse was whisked away secretly to the distant convent of Moret where she remained until her death in 1732. by freda
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freda Louise Marie-Thérèse, the Black Nun of Moret and Black daughter of the Queen of France. Louise Marie-Thérèse, the Black Nun of Moret is rumoured to be the daughter of Maria Teresa of Spain, wife of Louis XIV of France. Apparently the Queen had an affair with her African attendant, Nabo, who came from Dahomey and was given to her as a gift. Louise Marie-Thérèse was whisked away secretly to the distant convent of Moret where she remained until her death in 1732.
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The desk of Louis XV at the Palace of Versailles by maryanne
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maryanne The desk of Louis XV at the Palace of Versailles
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A private salon (The Cabinet Dore) of Marie Antionette’s at Versailles, part of a suite of private rooms given to her by Louis XVI in 1782 celebrating the birth of the Dauphin. by echkbet
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echkbet A private salon (The Cabinet Dore) of Marie Antionette’s at Versailles, part of a suite of private rooms given to her by Louis XVI in 1782 celebrating the birth of the Dauphin.
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Palace of Versailles, France. This Palace is rich with history, and being a history major, I have go to visit. It's a MUST. by Erlund
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Erlund Palace of Versailles, France. This Palace is rich with history, and being a history major, I have go to visit. It's a MUST.
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Louis XVII, the Dauphin of France by desiree
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desiree Louis XVII, the Dauphin of France
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The Palace of Versailles, or simply Versailles, is a royal château in Versailles in the Île-de-France region of France. In French it is the Château de Versailles. by jessicaj
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jessicaj The Palace of Versailles, or simply Versailles, is a royal château in Versailles in the Île-de-France region of France. In French it is the Château de Versailles.
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PALACE OF VERSAILLES in France by suzette
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suzette PALACE OF VERSAILLES in France
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Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles in France • photo: Saskya on Flickr by tammie
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tammie Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles in France • photo: Saskya on Flickr
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Whispering Dreams♕ | The Hall of Mirrors is the central gallery of the Palace of Versailles in Versailles, France by VoyageVisuel
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VoyageVisuel Whispering Dreams♕ | The Hall of Mirrors is the central gallery of the Palace of Versailles in Versailles, France
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♕Whispering Dreams♕ | The Hall of Mirrors is the central gallery of the Palace of Versailles in Versailles, France by VoyageVisuel
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VoyageVisuel ♕Whispering Dreams♕ | The Hall of Mirrors is the central gallery of the Palace of Versailles in Versailles, France
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Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles in France • photo: Saskya on Flickr by mrs. sparkle
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mrs. sparkle Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles in France • photo: Saskya on Flickr
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The marriage contract, Maria Antonia of Austria and Louis of France by jaclyn
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jaclyn The marriage contract, Maria Antonia of Austria and Louis of France
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Palace of Versailles ~ Men on horseback during a wedding celebration, France. by shesawildflower
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shesawildflower Palace of Versailles ~ Men on horseback during a wedding celebration, France.
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Interior of the Palace of Versailles, France by longlong
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longlong Interior of the Palace of Versailles, France
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Palace of Versailles, France by Luce_Jili
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Luce_Jili Palace of Versailles, France
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Palace of Versailles: Versailles, France by suzette
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suzette Palace of Versailles: Versailles, France
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Palace of Versailles, France by suzette
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suzette Palace of Versailles, France
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The 18th Century, Palace of Versailles ~ France by suzette
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suzette The 18th Century, Palace of Versailles ~ France
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“I am satisfied that happiness in marriage is not so much a matter of romance as it is an anxious concern for the comfort and well-being of by imogene
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imogene “I am satisfied that happiness in marriage is not so much a matter of romance as it is an anxious concern for the comfort and well-being of
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November 28, 1994: Princess Diana at the UNESCO charity dinner at the Palace of Versailles in Paris, France. by johnnie
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johnnie November 28, 1994: Princess Diana at the UNESCO charity dinner at the Palace of Versailles in Paris, France.
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The Palace of Versailles’ iconic Hall of Mirrors in Paris, France. by MyohoDane
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MyohoDane The Palace of Versailles’ iconic Hall of Mirrors in Paris, France.
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This prayer book was commissioned by Anne de Bretagne, wife of two successive kings of France, Charles VIII and Louis XII, to teach her son, the dauphin Charles-Orland (1492–1495), his catechism. It was painted in Tours by Jean Poyer, an artist documented as working for the queen. The book is richly illustrated, and its thirty-four airy, light-flooded miniatures are among the most delicate examples of late-fifteenth-century art. by lee
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lee This prayer book was commissioned by Anne de Bretagne, wife of two successive kings of France, Charles VIII and Louis XII, to teach her son, the dauphin Charles-Orland (1492–1495), his catechism. It was painted in Tours by Jean Poyer, an artist documented as working for the queen. The book is richly illustrated, and its thirty-four airy, light-flooded miniatures are among the most delicate examples of late-fifteenth-century art.
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home of David and Jackie Siegel, the backdrop of the excellent 2012 documentary "The Queen of Versailles."Compare that to the 90,000 square feet of Versailles, the bloated (and, as yet, unfinished) Florida home of David and Jackie Siegel, the backdrop of the excellent 2012 documentary "The Queen of Versailles."The property for which it's named, of course, is the Palace of Versailles, built by Louis XIV in the 18th century. It's interior measures some 525,000 square feet. by jacklyn
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jacklyn home of David and Jackie Siegel, the backdrop of the excellent 2012 documentary "The Queen of Versailles."Compare that to the 90,000 square feet of Versailles, the bloated (and, as yet, unfinished) Florida home of David and Jackie Siegel, the backdrop of the excellent 2012 documentary "The Queen of Versailles."The property for which it's named, of course, is the Palace of Versailles, built by Louis XIV in the 18th century. It's interior measures some 525,000 square feet.
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“I am satisfied that happiness in marriage is not so much a matter of romance as it is an anxious concern for the comfort and well-being of by eula.snow
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eula.snow “I am satisfied that happiness in marriage is not so much a matter of romance as it is an anxious concern for the comfort and well-being of
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Here is an unusual spectacle that can be found at a water park called Aqualand in Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain. Visitors to the park are by Fabi O.
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Fabi O. Here is an unusual spectacle that can be found at a water park called Aqualand in Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain. Visitors to the park are
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13/02-2019 King Felipe VI of Spain and Queen Letizia of Spain attended an Official Dinner held by King Mohammed VI of Morocco at the Royal Palace in Rabat, Morocco. by jeanne
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jeanne 13/02-2019 King Felipe VI of Spain and Queen Letizia of Spain attended an Official Dinner held by King Mohammed VI of Morocco at the Royal Palace in Rabat, Morocco.
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A portrait of the Princess Isabella Maria Luisa Antonietta Ferdinanda Giuseppina Saveria Dominica Giovanna of Parma.     She was born in Madrid on the 31st December 1741, the daughter of Louis XV’s adored eldest daughter, Louise-Élisabeth, who was the only one of his beloved daughters to ever leave Versailles to become a wife and mother, creating a ‘little France’ in her new home Parma. by alana
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alana A portrait of the Princess Isabella Maria Luisa Antonietta Ferdinanda Giuseppina Saveria Dominica Giovanna of Parma. She was born in Madrid on the 31st December 1741, the daughter of Louis XV’s adored eldest daughter, Louise-Élisabeth, who was the only one of his beloved daughters to ever leave Versailles to become a wife and mother, creating a ‘little France’ in her new home Parma.
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Victorian ladies inside the Crystal Palace. The Crystal Palace is a metal and glass structure located in the Jardines del Retiro in Madrid (Spain). It was built in 1887 for the Exposition of the Philippines, held that year. It was inspired by the Crystal Palace, Paxton (U.K.). by TamidP
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TamidP Victorian ladies inside the Crystal Palace. The Crystal Palace is a metal and glass structure located in the Jardines del Retiro in Madrid (Spain). It was built in 1887 for the Exposition of the Philippines, held that year. It was inspired by the Crystal Palace, Paxton (U.K.).
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Antonia Duchess of Roxton's Tabouret. Sitting in the presence of French Royalty was a much coveted honor. The only way to do so was on a personal court tabouret, carried by a liveried servant. A French duchess automatically had the honor and Louis XV, good friend of the Duke of Roxton, grants this privilege to Antonia. Estee Vallentine is heard to complain at dinner she had to stand when visiting Versailles but Antonia could sit on her tabouret. Vallentine is unsympathetic. MIDNIGHT MARRIAGE by Tunji Balogun
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Tunji Balogun Antonia Duchess of Roxton's Tabouret. Sitting in the presence of French Royalty was a much coveted honor. The only way to do so was on a personal court tabouret, carried by a liveried servant. A French duchess automatically had the honor and Louis XV, good friend of the Duke of Roxton, grants this privilege to Antonia. Estee Vallentine is heard to complain at dinner she had to stand when visiting Versailles but Antonia could sit on her tabouret. Vallentine is unsympathetic. MIDNIGHT MARRIAGE
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...Fauteuil Attributed to Nicolas Foliot Mid-18th century France Wood, carved and gilt, upholstered in red velvet, silver embroidery. This armchair is part of a suite which was made for Louis XV's daughter, the Princess of Parma, who decorated her Italian palace with furniture imported from Paris. by doreen.wilson.395
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doreen.wilson.395 ...Fauteuil Attributed to Nicolas Foliot Mid-18th century France Wood, carved and gilt, upholstered in red velvet, silver embroidery. This armchair is part of a suite which was made for Louis XV's daughter, the Princess of Parma, who decorated her Italian palace with furniture imported from Paris.
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