Bibelot is a late nineteenth century word derived from the French word bel 'beautiful', meaning a small item of beauty, curiosity or interest. The word ephemera is derived from the sixteenth century Greek word ephmera meaning a printed or hand written paper not meant to be retained for a long period of time.Fine antique silver gelatine photograph by Boissonnas et Taponier of Paris of Prince George of Greece and Denmark (1869-1957), his wife Princess Marie (Bonaparte) (1882-1962), and their children Peter (1908-1980), and Eugenie (1910-1989), circa 1906.
He is remembered chiefly for having once saved the life of his cousin the future Tsar Nicholas II in 1891 during their visit to Japan together. She was a French author and psychoanalyst, closely linked with Sigmund Freud. Her wealth contributed to the popularity of psychoanalysis, and enabled Freud's escape from Nazi Germany.
Marie Bonaparte was a great-grandniece of Emperor Napoleon I of France, she was the only child of Prince Roland Bonaparte.
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Size: 39 x 29 cm approx
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