Napoleon for NGV Kids

The French Revolution

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On this screen
In the gallery
Can you find symbols of the Revolution:
  • The soft red Phrygian hat, a symbol of freedom
Can you find symbols of the Empire:
  • Napoleon's famous bee
  • Imperial eagle
  • Laurel wreath worn as a crown
  • Legion of honour medal?
(above) FRANCE Legion of Honour medal - Third type 1806-08 (detail) Fondation Napoléon, Paris (inv. 901) © Fondation Napoléon / Stéphane Pons