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Maria Christina: She Even Got the Canova!

The Augustinian Church, adjoining the Hofburg Palace in Vienna, contains one of the saddest and most grandiose memorials I’ve ever seen.  It occupies a huge section of wall space in the family church of the Habsburgs. 500 more words

Art

Reflections

Having finished the research and the paper, I now feel justified in heaving a big sigh of relief. Now that the stress of the paper is over, I can look back on my research, findings, and process. 548 more words

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The Wonders of Versailles

It is in our nature to look at the horizon and wonder what is beyond it. Most of us at some stage would have succumbed to the curiosity and travelled to see what there was to see.  559 more words

Wanganui Chronicle Features

Connecting Marie Antoinette to the 'Modern World'

It is now time for the promised articles that show the research of modern day governments, as well as my explanation for how they tie in with my knowledge on the government of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. 796 more words

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Book Reviews

Marie Antoinette: the journey

by: Antonia Fraser

This book covers the life of Marie Antoinette from her birth to her death. With over 500 pages, Antonia delves in to all aspects of her life and character. 435 more words

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The Curious Case of Wisconsin's Lost Dauphin Park

Grazing the western banks of a meandering river in northeast Wisconsin lies a small, 19 acre, rather unassuming tract of land. Although founded as a state park in 1947, this quiet plot of land does not contain the natural wonders, observation towers, or monuments of other state parks. 800 more words

Haunted Places

Questions regarding 'Little Antoine'

Marie Antoinette was Queen of France. She married King Louis XVI. She was beautiful, extravagant, and seemed to be disconnected with the People. She was beheaded in the Revolution. 465 more words

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