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Marie Antoinette’s shoes up for sale

An auction of items from the royal families of Europe last Wednesday featured several items that once belonged to Marie Antoinette including a pair of pink and green shoes with reasonable enough provenance to associate them with the Queen of … Continue reading

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What Marie Antoinette and Andy Warhol have in common…

(Originally blogged December 6, 2008) Last weekend we braved the upstate New York snowy weather forecast for a trip to visit friends in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. For years now we have been driving by Syracuse on the way to visit our … Continue reading

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Marie Antoinette’s Dress at the Royal Ontario Museum

(Originally blogged October 26, 2008) Last week I made sure I made my way to the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) to view a dress with disputable but convincing evidence of having once belonged to Queen Marie Antoinette of France. This … Continue reading

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