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Historical military uniforms. Soldiers from all over the world. Customs, habit, manner. Defensive and offensive weapons. Selected pictures from rare sources. The forgotten Books.

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Kyrgyzstan soldier costume. Asian army dress.

Kyrgyz soldier costume. Traditional Kyrgyzian clothing. Asian army dress

Circassien

Kyrgyzstan soldier costume.

Circassien

Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.

Kyrgyz soldier costume. Prince de la grande Cabarde.

Kyrgyz soldier costume. Traditional Kyrgyzstan clothing. Asian army dress

Kyrgyz. Prince of the great Cabarde.

Kyrgyz soldier costume.

Prince de la grande Cabarde.
Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.

Kyrgyzstan, caucasia soldier costume.

Caucasian soldier costume. Traditional Kyrgyzstan clothing. Asian dress

Caucasian Kyrgyz

Kyrgyzstan, caucasian soldier costume, 1834.

Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.

Chinese soldier costume, 1843.

Chinese soldier costume. Traditional China military clothing. Asian army dress

Chinese soldier.

Chinese soldier costume.

Soldat Chinois, 1843. 

Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.

Vietnam Soldiers costume, 1843.

Vietnam Soldiers costume. Cochinchinois. Traditional Vietnam army clothing. Asian dress

Soldiers of Vietnam (Cochinchinois)

Vietnam Soldiers costume, 1843.

Naturel et Soldat Cochinchinois.

Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.

Renaissance Armor. Closed helmet with visor. 1500-1550.

Renaissance Armor. Closed helmet with visor.

Closed helmet with visor. 1500-1550.

Renaissance Armor. Closed helmet with visor. 1500-1550.

 Europa (Provenance unknown). Yelmo cerrado, y con visera. 1500-1550.

Source: Galería del Arte Decorativo: Enciclopedia Universal de Trajes, Armas, Muebles, Arquitectura, Útiles Domésticos y Ornamentación de Todos los Tiempos. Editor: J. Aleu Fugarull, Barcelona 1824.

Spanish armor or corselet of the 16th century.

Spanish Armor, Renaissance. Corslet 16th century

Spain Armor of the sixteenth century.

Spanish armor or corselet of the sixteenth century.

Spain Renaissance. Middle armor or corslet of the sixteenth century. España. Media armadura ó corselete del siglo XVI.

Source: Galería del Arte Decorativo: Enciclopedia Universal de Trajes, Armas, Muebles, Arquitectura, Útiles Domésticos y Ornamentación de Todos los Tiempos. Editor: J. Aleu Fugarull, Barcelona 1824.

Italian Armory from Turin. 16th century.

Renaissance Breastplate chiseled. Italian Armory. 16th century.

Italian Armory from Turin. 16th century.

Italian Armory from Turin. 16th century.

Europe. Breastplate chiseled and maqueada. Sixteenth century. Armory Turin. Coraza cincelada y maqueada del siglo XVI. Armeria de Turin.

Source: Galería del Arte Decorativo: Enciclopedia Universal de Trajes, Armas, Muebles, Arquitectura, Útiles Domésticos y Ornamentación de Todos los Tiempos. Editor: J. Aleu Fugarull, Barcelona 1824.

Archer of the flying dragons with cross-bow.

Ancient Chinese military costumes. The Archer, flying dragons. Cross-bow, Bowmen.

The Archer.

Ancient Chinese military. Archer of the flying dragons with cross-bow.

So wrote the old poet, Drayton, of robin Hood and his merry men-traditions of whose deeds yet abound in the neighbourhood of Sherwood Forest. Continue reading

Roman legionary in full armor.

Costume Roman legionary. full armor. weapons. Ancient soldier outfit.

Roman legionary in full armor with signum.

Roman legionary.full armor.weapons

Roman legionary without Signum

Roman legionary.full armor weapons

Back of Roman legionary

Roman legionary in full armor.

Reconstructed after reliefs of the Trajan’s Column (Completed in AD 113). With the addition of original artefacts of the same period.

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Bodyguard of Sultan Sanda of Bornu, Dikwa Emirate Nigeria.

African warriors costumes. Bodyguards of Sultan Sanda of Bornu, Dikwa.

Bodyguard of Sultan Sanda of Bornu, Dikwa Emirate Nigeria.

Bodyguard of Sultan Sanda of Bornu, Dikwa Emirate Nigeria 1930s.

Gallery: The dark continent; Africa, the landscape and the people by Hugo Adolf Bernatzik