Napoleon at the Nelson-Atkins

On a recent visit the Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City we took in the Napoleon: Power and Splendor exhibit. The exhibit does not focus on Napoleon’s exploits as a military conqueror but on the majesty and significance of his imperial court and household.

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Napoleon all decked out in his royal attire.

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Napoleon’s wife, Joesphine.

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An officer in Napoleon’s army.

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Napoleon dressed as an army general before he made himself emperor.

The exhibit runs through March 10, 2019.

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