randomposting (randomposting) wrote,
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I've often wondered what it would be like to be a mistress for a King.

An elevator was installed in the palace of Versailles in 1743. Run by a series of hand-operated weights, gears, and pulleys, it was used by Louis XV to go from his own apartments to those of his mistress, Madame de Chateauroux on the floor above him.
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