Posts Tagged ‘American Independence War’

Louis XVI and American Independence

Yet another great post by Elena at Tea at Trianon. I had missed it in the excitement of my birthday, but here it goes: It is fairly well-known that without the military and financial aid given by Louis XVI to the American colonists in their struggle for independence from Great Britain, our nation may never […]

Lapérouse, explorer extraordinaire, at the Musée de la Marine

Many thanks to Sheramy at Van Gogh’s Chair for an excellent list of this summer’s exhibitions in the United States and France. By the way, if you wish to see Marie-Antoinette or Babylon, you should hurry, because both will be closing in early June. Sheramy did not mention another exhibition, more historical than artistic in […]