Sunday, May 3, 2015

Marie-Antoinette Gives Alms to the Blind

The Queen and Madame Royale assisting a blind man. Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette were founders of a charitable society called the Maison Philanthropique that cared for the blind, the aged and widows. Share

1 comment:

Hans Georg Lundahl said...

Wasn't Abbé de l'Épée involved in his or her charities too?

The guy who invented the modern sign language for the deaf-dumb.