Bonaparte exhibit on display beginning next week

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Posted on October 11, 2013 at 4:51 PM

Updated Friday, Oct 11 at 5:54 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11)-- The items of famous French leader Napoleon Bonaparte will be on display in Louisville.

The exhibit called “The Eye of Napoleon” has more than 200 pieces in the collection, including the bed the leader commissioned for his youngest brother.

The Frazier History Museum will have the exhibit starting next weekend. The rare collection and won’t be seen in Paris.

Other items in the exhibit include military artifacts from the French Revolution, Napoleon’s clothing, paintings, sculptures and more.

The exhibit will be in Louisville starting Saturday, Oct. 19 and runs through Feb. 9, 2014. 

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