Category Archives: Baroque

Inside the House of a Barbier. France 17th century.

Interior 17th century. Baroque fashion. Louis XIII era.

Interior of the House of a Barbier.

Inside the House of a Barbier. Under Louis XIII. 17th century.

Intérieur de la Maison d’un Barbier. Sous Louis XIII. XVII Siècle.

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Clothing of a notary early 18th century

France notary clothing. 18th century fashion.

France notary clothing 1725

Clothing of a notary early 18th century.

Notaire en 1725. D’après une gravure du temps.

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Charles the first in the guard room. 17th century.

Charles I Trial. History of England. 17th century fashion. English Civil War

Charles the first in the guard room. Charles I Insulted by Cromwell’s Soldiers by Hippolyte Delaroche. Charles I of England taunted by the victorious soldiers of Oliver Cromwell.

Charles the first in the guard room.

We feel now, as men felt very soon after the execution of Charles, that we cannot hope entirely to justify the means taken to bring about his trial and to insure the sentence. The last act of the terrible tragedy closes on a scene which has remained for more than two centuries one of the saddest and most affecting pictures in English history.

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The Battle of Marston Moor on 2 July 1644 .

Oliver Cromwell. The Battle of Marston Moor. 17th century history. England civil war.

Oliver Cromwell at the Battle of Marston Moore, July 2nd 1644. Cromwell leading a charge after being wounded in his right arm.

The Battle of Marston Moor.

The Battle of Marston Moor was held on 2 July 1644 near York and was one of the decisive battles of the English Civil War. In her the army of Parliament won his first major victory over the royalists. Northern England was thus lost for the royalists of King Charles I.

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Charles I and The English Civil War 1642-1649.

England history 17th century. Baroque costumes. England Civil War

The opening scene of the Great Civil War. Charles I erecting his standard at Nottingham August 22nd 1642.

 Charles I and The English Civil War 1642-1649.

The English Civil War was fought 1642-1649 between supporters of King Charles I of England (“Cavaliers”) and those of the English Parliament (“Roundheads”). It reflects not only the tensions between the absolutist minded King and the House of Commons, but also the contrasts between Anglicans, Puritans, Presbyterians and Catholics erupted. The war ended with the execution of the King, the temporary abolition of the monarchy and the establishment of a republic in England.

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Guard of the king. The Corps of the 200 Gentlemen.

Guard of the king, The Corps of the 200 Gentlemen. 6th century military uniforms.

Guard of the king, The Corps of the 200 Gentlemen. 1570

Guard of the king. The Corps of the 200 Gentlemen. 16th century military.

Garde du Roi, Corps des 200 Gentilshommes. 1570.

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Timpanist and Drummer on Horse. 17th century fashion.

Timpanist and Drummer on Horse. 17th century fashion. Baroque uniforms. Military costumes.

Timpanist and Drummer on Horse. 17th century.

Timpanist and Drummer on Horse. 17th century.

Timbalier, Tambour à Cheval. (XVIIe siècle). Règne de Louis XIV. Gravure extraite de l’ouvrage de H. Gourdon de Genouillac.

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Knight of The Order of St. Louis. Reign of Louis XIV, 1680.

Grand-Croix.Louis XIV Order of St. Louis. Knight. 17th century. Baroque fashion.

Knight of The Order of St. Louis. Reign of Louis XIV, 1680.

Knight of The Order of St. Louis. Reign of Louis XIV, 1680.

Chevalier de Saint-Louis. Rege de Louis XIV. Laitière en 1680.

The Order of Saint Louis was founded on April 5, 1693 by King Louis XIV. Of France and awarded for military merit.  The Order consisted of three classes and the number of members was limited: Continue reading

Prime Carriages under Louis XIII. 17th Century.

Prime Carriages. 17th Century fashion. Baroque costumes.

Prime Carriages under Louis XIII. 17th Century.

Prime Carriages under Louis XIII. 17th Century.

Les premiers carrosses sous Louis XIII (XVIIe siècle). Bibliothèque Nationale. Cabinet des Estampes dꞌ après Raimbaut. Gravure extraite de l’ ouvrage de H. Gourdon de Genouillac. Histoire nationale de Paris et des Parisiens depuis la fondation de Lutèce jusqu’à nos jours.
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Shops at Galerie du Palais de Justice. 17th century.

Baroque fashion. 17th century shop. Louis XIII costumes.

Shops at Galerie du Palais de Justice. 17th century.

Shops at Galerie du Palais de Justice. 17th century. Reign of Louis XIII. National Library.

Les Boutiques de la Galerie du Palais de Justice. Règne de Louis XIII. Bibliothèque Nationale.
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Flemish damascene, Embroidery Designs, 17th Century.

Flemish damascene, Embroidery Designs, 17th Century. Baroque fashion.

Flemish damascene, Embroidery Designs, 17th Century.

Flemish damascene, Embroidery Designs, 17th Century.

A variety of tapestry, drapery, and damascened designs that date back to the 17th century baroque era. Continue reading