Skip to comments.Inside Marie Antoinette's pretend 'hamlet' in the grounds of Versailles as it opens [tr]
Posted on 05/05/2018 6:01:13 AM PDT by C19fan
Marie Antoinette's stunning hamlet in the grounds of the Château de Versailles has opened to the public for the first time after an enormous £326million restoration project. The Hameau de la Reine, constructed more than two centuries ago in 1783, is situated two kilometres away from the main chateau in north central France and served as a haven for the queen. Modelled on her vision of a countryside farm, she used it to entertain guests, introduce royal children to nature and animals - and even reportedly to play 'dress up' when she got bored of palace life.
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The overly pampered rich leftists do this today. “See, we’re just like you (dirty smelly peasants) simple folk (stay away....you disease infested scum of fly over country).
As in Kirsten Dunst's Antoinette, on her wedding night, with the cabal of official "marriage certifiers" looking on.
Antoinette made popular regular baths, of a sort. She wore some sort of outfit for her more than once weekly baths.
An early French Disneyland for the royals.
“Escape from what must have been the stifling and intrusive court at the main palace.”
Yes, with all the pressure she needed an escape to keep from losing her head.
But she never lost her head even when she was............
And the colored girls go 'doo do doo do doo do do do doo do doo doo do do do doooooooooooo'......
The US version is in Chapaqua NY.
When you have unlimited wealth, oodles of leisure time and a large and willing workforce, you can build cool stuff like that.
Yeah. She read Rousseau and fancied herself a milkmaid.
Not impressed. The design is all over the place— Roman arches, the tower looks like something I saw in Sicily, the Loggia belongs in southern Germany not northern France.
The French have their sense of taste. She probably got executed for violating it as much as anything else. Based on what I see here, she deserved it.
She had an inferiority complex. She was height challenged and wore high heels
Very good and well done movie. I do like Kirsten Dunst though.
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