If you would like to know more about the day Louis-Charles was separated from his mother, please read my blog piece: On This Day: Adieu ma chère mère
Here is a small gallery if images depicting those final days.
|The Temple Prison, where poor|
little Louis-Charles was kept
|Louis-Charles, at eight-years-old|
|Louis XVI giving his son, Louis-Charles,|
a geography lesson in the Temple
|Marie Antoinette being forcibly separated from|
her sickly son, Louis-Charles. She would never
hold him again.
|Louis-Charles, son of Marie Antoinette, and one of his|
keepers. Possibly Antoine Simon.
|An emotionally charged engraving of |
Antoine Simon whipping Louis Charles.
Madame Simon looking on.
|An engraving of Louis-Charles as he |
appeared in prison.
|A highly idealized and emotional engraving of |
Louis-Charles kneeling on a cloud, his hands
clasped in supplication, as the Dove of
Peace brings him a feather. This image
was produced after Louis-Charles's death.
|An lovely engraving of Louis-Charles |
as he appeared before being imprisoned.
|The heart of Louis-Charles.|