Muse - La Comtesse de Castiglione Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione was an Italian aristocrat who achieved notoriety as a mistress of Emperor Napoleon III of France. She was also a significant figure in the early history of photography.

Muse - La Comtesse de Castiglione Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione was an Italian aristocrat who achieved notoriety as a mistress of Emperor Napoleon III of France. She was also a significant figure in the early history of photography.

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Twice Our Mother: Blessed Marie of the Incarnation

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Blessed Marie of the Incarnation a French missionary nun who founded the first Catholic school in North America.

Virginia Oldoini, Coutness of Castiglione.  The mistress of Napoleon III, who was best known for her outlandish appearances and outfits. La Castiglione spent her nearly her whole life fortune on commissioning a series of over 700 portraits of herself.

Virginia Oldoini, Coutness of Castiglione. The mistress of Napoleon III, who was best known for her outlandish appearances and outfits. La Castiglione spent her nearly her whole life fortune on commissioning a series of over 700 portraits of herself.

* Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione (22 March 1837 – 28 November 1899), better known as La Castiglione, was born to an aristocratic family from La Spezia. She was a 19th-century Italian aristocrat who achieved notoriety as a mistress of Emperor Napoleon III of France. She was also a significant figure in the early history of photography.

* Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione (22 March 1837 – 28 November 1899), better known as La Castiglione, was born to an aristocratic family from La Spezia. She was a 19th-century Italian aristocrat who achieved notoriety as a mistress of Emperor Napoleon III of France. She was also a significant figure in the early history of photography.

Vintage male couple before Stonewall, Gay Pride and Marriage Equality. Gay folks have been out there the whole time.

Vintage male couple before Stonewall, Gay Pride and Marriage Equality. Gay folks have been out there the whole time.

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