Special lecture: The mystery of Marie Antoinette
With Ashley Dawson-Damer AM
Marie Antoinette was considered by some as a flighty, thoughtless spendthrift wife of a weak king, to others she was an intelligent, artistic woman caught in a political web not of her making. Was Marie Antoinette a victim or perpetrator and to what extent did her apparent and notorious indifference to the hunger of the French populace lead her to the guillotine.
The event is free but booking is required.
Jean-François Janinet, after Jean-Baptiste-André Gautier-Dagoty Marie Antoinette 1777 (detail)