State of the Arts

Bonaparte's Retreat

Special | 28m 57s Video has closed captioning.

In the 1800s Napoleons older brother Joseph Bonaparte built a magnificent estate in Bordentown NJ along the Delaware River He designed elaborate gardens entertained leading figures of the day and surrounded himself with the largest and most important collection of European fine and decorative art in America Bonapartes Retreat explores the man and his influence on early American culture

Aired: 02/29/12

Rating: NR

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