A Bouquet of Bourbons

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From Reading Treasure. Louis XVIII and his family at the time of the Restoration, including the Duchesse d’Angoulême, daughter of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette. To quote: This engraving, published in 1815, puts the returning Bourbons at the center of a 'royal bouquet.' I find it interesting that the duchesse d'Angouleme is placed in the second tier of flowers, just below the right hand side of Louis XVII and on the same level as as the comte d'Artois--who was now heir presumptive. . . .

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