On the occasion of the bicentenary of the deciphering of the hieroglyphs by Champollion (1822), Pierre Frey is unveiling "Wonders of Egypt", a new collection of fabrics, wallpapers and carpets among which eight references are the result of a completely new collaboration with the Louvre Museum in Paris.
When the railroads developed in France, the railway lines were conceded to six companies. Each of them provided the Emperor with a train. The first imperial train was delivered by the Compagnie du Nord in 1855. The model of the wagon is kept in the Archives Department.