Mattias Adolfsson, a Sweden-based artist brings us an antiqued Star Wars
The Palace of Caserta, a former royal palace in Southern Italy was used in filming interior shots of the Palace of Naboo. No computer animation needed for the House of Amidala!
Handel's opera Rinaldo's premiere in 1711 was the Star Wars at the time, stunning viewers with its special effects.
When I was reviewing Lydia Syson's book, I was so excited to find a Star Wars reference I had to quote it in my review.
So my fellow nerds, has anyone out there found any more Star Wars/18th Century relationships to share?