French Revolution Links

The Straight Dope: Does the head remain briefly conscious after decapitation?
New York Public Library (NYPL) Digital Gallery: thanks for all the amazing fashion prints made available. ♥!
Ministère de la culture – base Joconde: Catalogue des Collections des Musees de France. For their amazing collections of artists of the period such as Isabey, Boilly and Laurent.
Jean Baptiste Isabey: The Little Court Painter: Isabey’s portraits are wonderfully informing on the various characters and fashions during the revolutionary period. Exquisite!
Jean-Baptiste Isabey: at Wikipedia!
The Metropolitan Museum of Art: wonderful portrait miniatures by Isabey and others.