Empress of France; wife of Napoleon I.
Letter Signed, Josephine, one half page, quarto, Malmaison, January 15, 1812. To Monsieur de Lescaille. “I am sending you the plan of a new road which I propose to construct, in order to create jobs for the people of Evreux. Please advise me of your opinion of this idea, and send me a cost estimate for the project.”
Framed in light blue, navy and antique beaded gilt, with a delicate oval-shaped engraved portrait of the empress wearing an empire-style dress and jeweled crown.Framed dimensions: 17 inches wide by 14 inches high.
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