Rest in Peace- Napolean

Posted: January 1, 2013 in Paris France, Watercolor Photography
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Rest in Peace- Napolean

View from the tomb holding Napolean’s remains where he finally came to rest on French soil. The tomb is crafted in red porphyry, and placed on a green granite base, it is circled by a crown of laurels with inscriptions, which act as reminders of the empires great victories. In the round gallery is a series of low relief, sculptures by Simart. A statue of the emperor, bearing the imperial emblems, is located at the back of the crypt.

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