This photo provided Friday Nov.26, 2010 by the National Archives shows clothing that belonged to prisoner Damiens while being jailed in La Bastille prison. Copious wine, warm beds, cozy fires : the ... more 
This photo provided Friday Nov.26, 2010 by the National Archives shows clothing that belonged to prisoner Damiens while being jailed in La Bastille prison. Copious wine, warm beds, cozy fires : the portrait of Paris' notorious Bastille prison that emerges in a new exhibit looks like that of a provincial French inn. Pulling together archives on the prison for the first time, the exhibit shows what life was like for prisoners of the Bastille, and why despite its relative comfort, angry mobs stormed it in 1789, helping spark the French Revolution. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Archives Nationales
Sun, Nov 28, 2010 4:44 AM EST