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Napoleon's Coronation Route through Paris

A computer visualisation of Napoleon's triumphal route through Paris and coronation at Nôtre-Dame was produced by the Centre for Advanced Studies in Architecture (CASA) at Bath in collaboration with Fondation Napoléon, Paris, for the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, to accompany the exhibition 'Nelson and Napoleon' held in June-November 2005. The reconstruction commemorates the celebrations of December 1804 and was based on contemporary documentary and iconographical sources.

For more information see sources listed below.

Project dates: Completed 2005.

Resource status: A DVD was available at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich during the exhibition.

Contributors: Vaughan Hart and Joseph Robson, Centre for Advanced Studies in Architecture (CASA), Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of Bath, UK; Peter Hicks, Fondation Napoléon, Paris.

Sources and further details:

CASA website: Current projects.

Hart, V., Robson, J. and Hicks., P. (2005), Napoleon's Coronation Route through Paris, A DVD computer model, National Maritime Museum, June-November.

See an illustration on Joseph Robson's website.

Record compiled by Anna Bentkowska-Kafel, 11 September 2006. Last updated: 29 November 2007.

3DVisA gratefully acknowledges the help of Professor Vaughan Hart with preparation of this record.

© CASA and 3DVisA, 2006.

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