Posts Tagged ‘Thanksgiving’

Benjamin Franklin Duplessis

Benjamin Franklin, the turkey and the bald eagle

Here is what Benjamin Franklin writes his daughter, Sarah Blache, on the topic of the Society of the Cincinnati. He opposes, of course, the very notion of establishing hereditary honors in the United States, and also discusses the insignia of this organization, which include a bald eagle: Others object, writes Franklin, to the bald eagle as […]

Monet Turkeys Chateau de Rottembourg Montgeron

Monet’s White Turkeys

Claude Monet’s white turkeys in The Château de Rottembourg à Montgeron. You can admire the painting at the Musée d’Orsay. Enjoy this gorgeous work, and see you on Monday!