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Such tragedy caused the panic of Louis XVIII government which tried various devices to conceal the truth and only sent a short message in the newspaper Theodore Gericault paintings sale. The military court sentenced captain three-year short sentence, which aroused the anger of survivors. They still insisted on announcing the truth to the world, which produced the intense echo in the whole world.