National Geographic : 1950 Jul
Children in Luxembourg Gardens Sail Toy Yachts Under the Marble Gaze ofSculptured Figures Once the private preserve of Marie de Medicis, widow of Henry IV, the gardens now are public property. Luxembourg Palace (left) has housed royalty, confined prisoners of the Revolution, served as seat of the Senate, and now holds the Council of the Republic. Here the indecisive Paris Peace Conference of 1946 was held. © National Geographic Society 59 Kornehrnmo vwill iTf',,lo ..