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Entry of Christina, Queen of Sweden, into Paris. (Paris: 1656)
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Relation de ce qui s'est passé a l'arrivée de la reine Christine de Suede, a essaune en la maison de monsieur Hesselin ... . (Paris, 1656)
  Page 001  
  Title_page
  Page -002  
 
  Page 003  
  Section Relation de ce qui s'est passé ... ."
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  Theatre The "Salle de la Comedie" at the house of Monsieur Hesselin where the ballet was performed.
Stage_machinery A series of elaborately-constructed machines setting the scene for the ballet.
Ballet
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  Banquet With a plate of fruit lifted up by six cupids.
Intermezzo
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  Fireworks In the form of the Queen's device.
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  Music Italian songs sung by Madame de Saint Thomas.
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  Ballet This section describes the ballet and gives the text of the opening "recit."
Section "Ballet dansé a Essaune dans la maison de Monsieur Hesselin ... ."
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  Section Two pages of manuscript notes of inscriptions on arches.
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  Title_page "Sur l'entrée de la reine de Suede Christine a Paris."
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  Poem A Latin poem in praise of Christina of Sweden by Nicholas Lescalopier, followed by a French translation.
Festival details

Festival:
Entry of Christina, Queen of Sweden, into Paris.

Date:
1656

City:
Paris

Participants:
Christina (1626-1689), Queen of Sweden
Alexander VII, (Fabio Chigi) (1599-1667), Pope
Book details

Title:
Relation de ce qui s'est passé a l'arrivée de la reine Christine de Suede, a essaune en la maison de monsieur Hesselin ... .

Alternative title:
Sur l'entrée de la reine de Suede Christine a Paris.

Names:
Lescalopier, Nicholas (Author)
Ballard, Robert (Printer)

Published:
Paris, 1656

Shelfmark:
10600.f.8.(1)

Format:
11, [1], 8, [16] pp., [1] leaf of engravings. 4º Portrait of Christina of Sweden.

References:
Watanabe No. 1829

Notes:
Two leaves of manuscript notes concerning the inscriptions on the arches inserted into the BL copy.

Provenance:
Ownership inscription of Jacob Hervé on titlepage.
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