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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1840
Creator:
Du Colombier, Joseph Martin, 1761–1846
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
This collection contains two manuscript drafts of Joseph Martin du Colombier’s play, "Napoleon Bonaparte, Martyr of St. Helena," written in 1840. The first volume is a draft of the play written in English and the second volume is a draft of the play written in French. This play, possibly inspired by the return of Napoleon’s body to France in 1840, describes the end of Napoleon’s life during his exile in St. Helena.
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Joseph Martin du Colombier manuscript of "Napoleon Bonaparte, Martyr of St. Helena"
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Du Colombier, Joseph Martin, 1761–1846
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1280
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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1840
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This collection contains two manuscript drafts of Joseph Martin du Colombier’s play, "Napoleon Bonaparte, Martyr of St. Helena," written in 1840. The first volume is a draft of the play written in English and the second volume is a draft of the play written in French. This play, possibly inspired by the return of Napoleon’s body to France in 1840, describes the end of Napoleon’s life during his exile in St. Helena.
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English
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Du Colombier, Joseph Martin, 1761–1846 Napoléon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821
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Manuscripts (document genre) Plays (performed works) Writings (document genre)