Pic: The incredibly huge carriage used in the 2nd funeral of Napoleon!


[I've been doing a bit of reading about Napoleon, especially the events prior to his death. I was astounded to discover that Napoleon was buried twice. Once on St Helena where he died. But in 1840, they took his body to France and gave him a new funeral and built a tomb for him – a fine tomb that even Hitler visited. But I was astounded by the carriage they built which seems to have had his casket on top. It seems to have been about 4 stories tall and pulled by horses! I was astounded by that. Jan]

You can view the carriage here: https://www.alamy.com/second-funeral-of-napoleon-bonaparte-in-paris-1840-image9879051.html?pv=1&stamp=2&imageid=A6DCB3A5-C09A-4E5A-A870-17FB2A03F26D&p

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