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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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John la Valette. Military Order of Malta.

Fra 'Jean de la Valette, Jean Parisot de La Valette. Grand Master. Military Order

Fra ‘Jean de la Valette, Jean Parisot de La Valette

John la Valette

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American uniforms in the Revolutionary War.

American uniforms. Revolutionary War. 18th century. U.S. soldier. Infantry. Artillery Captain. Lieutenant. Major General.

Uniforms in the Revolutionary War.

American uniforms in the Revolutionary War.

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Abyssinian and Egyptians.

Abyssinian and Egyptians. traditional arab costumes. Bedouin clothing.

Abyssinian and Egyptians.

Abyssinian and Egyptians.

Abyssin et Égyptiens. Guerriers et soldats du désert.

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United States uniforms in the Civil War.

United States uniforms. Civil War. 18th century. Cavalry. Zouave. Major General. Artillery Line Officer. American Civil War.

United States uniforms in the Civil War.

United States uniforms in the Civil War (1861 to 1865).

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Ornamental Metal Work from East India.

Armour. Persia, Metal Work. India armour. Ornamented Weapons. Koftgari-work. Kotli artisans. bidri-work. wootz. brass-work. middle ages.

Ornamented Weapons and metal work

Ornamental Metal Work from East India.

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Henry IV at the Battle of Ivry.

Henry IV at the battle of Ivry. 14 March 1590. Huguenot. Wars of Religion. Renaissance costume history. Military Uniform 16th century

Henry IV at the Battle of Ivry: “Stand with my white plume”. March 14, 1590.

Henry IV at the Battle of Ivry.

King Henry IV indicating its white plume at the Battle of Ivry on March 14, 1590.  “Stand with my white plume”. Henri IV à la bataille d’Ivry: “Ralliez-vous à mon panache blanc”

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The king’s guard. Chevau-légers.

Chevau-légers. 16th century military. Renaissance soldier. French Cavalry uniform

Chevau-légers. Light horsemen. 1560 to 1600. The custody of King Henry IV. Sergeant in armor.

Chevau-légers. The Guard troops of the Ancien Régime.

The king’s guard. Sergeant in armor. 1560 to 1600.

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Gendarme of France in 16th century.

French Gendarme. Baroque military uniform. 16th century. children of honor. First company.

A Gendarme in 1593. Gendarme of the first company of children of honor in 1596.

Gendarme of France in 16th century. Baroque fashion.

A Gendarme in 1593. Gendarme of the first company of children of honor in 1596.
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Bodyguard of French king Francis I.

Bodyguard costumes. French king Francis I. Renaissance fashion history. Military uniform.

Bodyguard of French king Francis I. 16th century.

Bodyguard of French king Francis I. 1515 to 1545. Renaissance.

According to a miniature of the time by Gaignièrs.
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Musketeer and an infantry officer.

Musketeer, infantry officer costumes. 16th century military uniform. Baroque fashion history

Musketeer and an infantry officer in the 16th century.

Musketeer and an infantry officer in the 16th century.

According to the book of Willemin. Renaissance era.

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