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La Basilique du Sacré-Coeur de Montmartre, Paris. Been

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris. Sacré-Cœur Basilica, is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica, dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in Paris, France

Dome of les Invalides, Paris VII. Officially known as L'Hôtel National des Invalides

Dome of Les Invalides Paris VII - officially known as L'Hôtel National des Invalides is a complex of buildings containing museums & monuments all relating to the military history of France as well as a hospital & a retirement home for war veterans .

François Simon Alphonse Giroux (1776-1848), later called Giroux-father had a band painter. He entered the Academy of Painting and Sculpture in Paris in 1792 and continued his studies in David's studio. In 1806 he was appointed artist-restorer of the Archdiocese of Paris and was asked to restore some masterpieces damaged during the French Revolution. He worked mainly at Notre-Dame in Paris, restored the "Sermon of St. John" and paintings from the series "Madonna" made for the Cathedral Choir.

Well, I never knew that Queen Vic was friends with that nasty chap Napoleon III. Napoleon III and the Queen Victoria Napoléon.