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.


Napoleon all decked out in his royal attire.


Napoleon’s wife, Joesphine.


An officer in Napoleon’s army.


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

The exhibit runs through March 10, 2019.

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