From Royal to National: The Louvre Museum and the Bibliotheque Nationale (Paperback)Bette W. Oliver (author)
Paperback 110 Pages / Published: 20/12/2006
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Royal collections of artworks, books, and manuscripts were transformed into national institutions following the French Revolution in 1789 to serve as visible symbols of the new republic. Scholars, specialists, government officials, and patriots faced vandalism, war, and the Terror to establish great national institutions accessible to the public - the Louvre and the Bibliotheque Nationale - living monuments of French patrimony.
Publisher: Lexington Books
Number of pages: 110
Weight: 191 g
Dimensions: 230 x 155 x 12 mm
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