• Between the lines and the trenches
    Letters, notebooks and pictures - 1914-1918
    From April 9, 2014 through August 31, 2014
    In connection with the centennial of the Great War, the Musée presents in its exhibition more than 100 exceptional documents, including a great number unpublished, which will be disclosed in order to reveal to the visitor the real keys of the ...
  • Édith Piaf
    or that beautiful woman who lives in the shadows but expresses herself in the light

    9 September 2013 - 23 February 2014
    Museum pays tribute to Edith Piaf through the presentation of thirty ...
EXHIBITION EN TOUTES LETTRES - LA LOIRE, ENTRE DOUCEUR ET TURBULENCE

Inaugurated to mark the 19th Journées Nationales du Livre et du Vin (National Book and Wine Days) in Saumur (12 and 13 April), the exhibition “En toutes lettres - La Loire, entre douceur et turbulence” (“The Loire in letters, between gentleness and...

THE 120 DAYS OF SODOM, OR THE INCREDIBLE ODYSSEY OF THE MANUSCRIPT BY THE MARQUIS DE SADE

Sade began writing his great work during the year 1782 when he was imprisoned at Vincennes. Following his transfer to the Bastille prison, the Marquis, fearing that his writings would be seized during the repeated searches of his cell, decided to copy his...

Gabrielle-Émilie Le TONNELIER de BRETEUIL, Marchioness du CHÂTELET
Autograph manuscript, entitled Geometry course, [ca. 1735].
Marie-Antoinette of AUSTRIA
Autograph letter, dated May 6, 1791.
Charlotte BRONTË
Autograph manuscript, entitled Second series of the Young Men’s Magazines. No Second, dated...
Edmond HUOT de GONCOURT
Autograph manuscript in six volumes, [1872-1877].
Piotr Ilitch TCHAIKOVSKY
Signed autograph letter, addressed to Joseph Dupont, dated 25 October - 6 November 1876, Moscow.
Marie CURIE
Signed certificate accompanying a solid salt of radium machine, dated 29 June 1926, Paris [header...
MUSEE DES LETTRES ET MANUSCRITS
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75007 PARIS - FRANCE

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