Paolina Borghese Bathroom in the Stupinigi Palace - Nichelino, Italy
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
N 44° 59.759 E 007° 36.333
32T E 390088 N 4983449
Quick Description: The Cabinet of Pauline Bonaparte owes its fame to the fact that it was made by Pauline Bonaparte, Napoleon's sister, during her period of stay at the palace when her husband Camillo Borghese was appointed governor of of Piedmont.
Location: Piemonte, Italy
Date Posted: 9/14/2019 12:07:59 PM
Waymark Code: WM11A09
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker
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Long Description:
The room, small in size, contains a beautiful marble bathtub, decorated with bas-reliefs representing the imperial insignia with the Napoleonic eagle.

Pauline Bonaparte (20 October 1780 – 9 June 1825) was an Italian noblewoman, the first sovereign Duchess of Guastalla in Italy, an imperial French Princess and the Princess consort of Sulmona and Rossano. She was the sixth child of Letizia Ramolino and Carlo Buonaparte, Corsica's representative to the court of King Louis XVI of France. Her elder brother, Napoleon, was the first Emperor of the French. She married Charles Leclerc, a French general, a union ended by his death in 1802. Later, she married Camillo Borghese, 6th Prince of Sulmona. Her only child, Dermide Leclerc, born from her first marriage, died in childhood. She was the only Bonaparte sibling to visit Napoleon in exile on his principality, Elba.
How identified / Comment identifie: Sign / Panneau

Name of book, tour, or museum - Preciser le nom si livre, tour, ou musee: Stupinigi Palace

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MON Closed TUE 10:00 - 17:30 WED 10:00 - 17:30 THU 10:00 - 17:30 FRI 10:00 - 17:30 SAT 10:00 - 18:30 SUN 10:00 - 18:30


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