Denée Benton (Eliza Hamilton), Jevon McFerrin (s/b Alexander Hamilton), Elizabeth Judd (u/s Angelica Schuyler)
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Surviving the French Revolution, exile and remaining in the same family for over two hundred years, these pearls are a testimony to the grandeur of the 18th century.
–Vincent Meylan, as quoted in the Sotheby’s catalog for their upcoming Royal Jewels from the Bourbon-Parma Family auction. [image credits: Sotheby’s]
Alexander Roslin, Double Portrait (detail)
On October 19th, 1851, Marie Thérèse of France–the only child of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette to survive the revolution–died at the age of 72.
In her last will and testament she wrote: “I pray God to shower down his blessings upon France—France, that I have never ceased to love even under my bitterest afflictions.”
les amis de l’abc:
↳ a group which barely missed becoming historic.(click for hq)