Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Sense of Smell

NPR Audio Story.

Ever wondered what Napoleon smelled like? Or what perfume the Romans wore to dinner?

The answers lie at The Osmotheque -- a fragrance conservatory in Versailles, France that collects, catalogues and recreates perfumes of the past.

Many of the 1,700 fragrances are reproduced from the original formulas.

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Trailer for Perfume

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