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An Argentine Gaucho in full costume, wearing the chiripa.

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A Vanishing Figure.

A Vanishing Figure. An Argentine Gaucho 1915.

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Proclamation of a tournament in the ages of chivalry.

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Proclamation of a tournament

PROCLAMATION OF A TOURNAMENT.

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The Society of La Calza, Venetia 14th century

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A Young Venetian. Italy 14th century.

A YOUNG VENETIAN OF THE SOCIETY DE LA CALZA.

Middle Ages, Early Renaissance era.
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English musicians in 14th century costumes.

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English musicians in 14th century

ENGLISH MUSICIANS. REIGN OF EDWARD III (1312-1377).

Anjou-Plantagenêt ruling dynasty.

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Royal Sappers and Miners. Working Dress 1854.

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Royal Sappers and Miners. Working Dress 1854.

Royal Sappers and Miners. Working Dress 1854.

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Anne Dauphine of Auvergne in armorial robe.

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Anne Dauphine of Auvergne (1358 – 1417)

Anne Dauphine of Auvergne

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EDWARD III. king of England and Wales, 14th century.

EDWARD III. king, England, Wales, Anjou Plantagenet, costume, mediecal, middle ages, ruler, dressEDWARD III. king of England and Wales

Edward III. (13 November 1312 – 21 June 1377) from the Anjou Plantagenet dynasty, was king of England and Wales from 1327 to 1377 and is considered one of the most important English rulers of the Medieval times.

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French lady of rank. 15th century nobility costume.

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A FRENCH LADY OF RANK. 15th century.

A FRENCH LADY OF RANK. 15th century.

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Courtiers of the time of Richard II.

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Courtiers of the time of Richard II. MS. Reg. 15 D. Ill, and MS. Harl. No. 1319.

COURTIERS OF THE TIME OF RICHARD II.

Anjou-Plantagenêt ruling dynasty

ABOVE all other periods in the history of England, that of the weak Richard II. was remarkable for the variety and gaiety of its fashions. The satirists and reformers of the day were zealous and loud in their outcries against the extravagance of the higher classes.

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Geoffrey Chaucer. English writer and poet.

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Geoffrey Chaucer. English writer and poet.

GEOFFREY CHAUCER.

Was an English writer and poet who became famous as the author of the Canterbury Tales. He was born around 1342 in London and died probably on 25th October 1400 in London. Continue reading

Ladies fashion of the 12th century.

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Virgin Mary on her way to Egypt. Cottonian Manuscript Nero C. IV.

LADIES FASHION OF THE TWELFTH CENTURY.

 12th century, illuminated manuscript, Bible, middle ages,

Initial letter T. MS. Harl. No. 2800. 12th century

THE figures on the present plate are taken from different illuminations in the Cottonian Manuscript Nero C. IV. executed, probably, before the middle of the twelfth century.

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