Tuileries Palace

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Noun1.Tuileries Palace - palace and royal residence built for Catherine de Medicis in 1564 and burned down in 1871Tuileries Palace - palace and royal residence built for Catherine de Medicis in 1564 and burned down in 1871; all that remains today are the formal gardens
capital of France, City of Light, French capital, Paris - the capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce
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Police fired stun grenades, tear gas and water cannon at protesters at the top of the Champs-Elysees boulevard, at the Tuilleries Garden near the Louvre museum and other sites.
The Ritz hotel is on the famous Place Vendome near the Tuilleries Gardens and the Louvre and it hosts a number of famous jewellery and luxury stores, several of which have been victims of hold-ups in the recent past.
James prepares us for this powerful scene of intertwined memory and imagination in a characteristic fashion: he puts us into the scene of Paris, the Tuilleries, the Luxembourg Gardens, "all sunnily 'composed' together" (James 56), as though into a painting: "It was as if the wonderful Paris spring had stayed with him as he roamed....
These will be held among others on the banks and quaysides of the river Seine, the Jardin des Tuilleries, the Place Vendome or the Jardin des Plantes.
And it is perhaps worth adding something that goes unmentioned in Castelain's introduction: an organ was installed in the Salle des Cent Suisses of the Tuilleries Palace where the Concert spirituel was held, in the first instance in support of performances of sacred motets.
On 10 August 1792, the monarchy fell when the Tuilleries Palace in Paris was sacked, the Swiss Guards butchered, and the royal family arrested.
The DKNY Tuilleries Dress is just one example of a beautiful outfit choice for a little girl.
The sixty original pen drawings and watercolors Berchere were all given to the Emperor (and were lost when the Tuilleries palace was burned by Communards in 1871).
Figure 10 is a section of the Salle des Machines built in the Tuilleries Palace in 1662 by Carlo Vigarani.
Parisian aristocrats enjoyed their promenades in urban parks such as the Tuilleries and the Jardin du Luxembourg, or in the gardens adjoining Cardinal Richelieu's Palais Royale.
For example, Paris is packed with landmarks (Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame and so on), but look out for the photographic possibilities presented by a walk in the changing light of the Tuilleries, a game of petanque, the artists sketching tourists along the banks of the Seine, or a line of tables outside a street cafe.