NAPOLEON BONAPARTE ORIGINAL SIGNED 3 PAGE DOCUMENT W NOTE IN HIS HAND DATED 1811. Manuscript DS, in French, signed Np, with note in his hand, three pages on two adjoining sheets, 8.25 x 12.25, December 18, 1811. Official military document signed by the Duc de Feltre, requesting the Palace of Venaria near Turin be turned into a cavalry barracks, endorsed in the left margin by Napoleon on December 19, 1810. In fine condition, with some light diagonal creasing. The Palace of Venaria, originally designed and built outside of Turin in 1675, was indeed transformed into a barracks under Napoleonic dominationthe structures were turned into barracks and the terraced gardens destroyed to create a training ground. The complex maintained this military role after the fall of Napoleon, and remained in use by the Italian Army until 1978. The item “NAPOLEON BONAPARTE ORIGINAL SIGNED 3 PAGE DOCUMENT W NOTE IN HIS HAND DATED 1811″ is in sale since Tuesday, October 29, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “rachelemandelgallery” and is located in Chicago Heights, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Signed by: NAPOLEON BONAPARTE