Colonial Costumes. 17th to 18th century.

Early Puritan costume. Governor. U.S. Colonial Costumes.

Colonial Costumes. 17th to 18th century

Colonial Costumes.

From left: Early Puritan costume. A dignitary in the 18th century. A gentleman in the 18th century. A merchant in the 18th century. A Governor in the in the 17th century. An Officer in the Revolution. A gentleman about the time of the revolution. A puritan Divine. A gentleman about the time of the revolution. A colonial Governor in the in the 18th century.

Source: The Household History of the United States and its people by Edward Eggleston. Published in London 1889.


  1. Offensive and defensive armor and weapons.
  2. Armor in England from the 10th to the 18th century
  3. Life-size warrior figures in full armor and equipment.
  4. 16th Century – German armor art.
  5. The Knights of the Teutonic Order of Knighthood.
  6. The First Crusade. The Knights Hospitallers.
  7. The Crusades. The Knights Templar.
  8. The Crusaders in the 12th and 13 Century.
  9. Knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece 16th century.
  10. German Renaissance Fashion in the 16th Century.
  11. German blackened steel armor. Renaissance weapons.
  12. Middle Ages fashion history in Germany. 11th to 13th century.
  13. Gallic and Gallo-Roman helmets of Celtic warriors.
  14. Clans in the Roman Empire. The shields of the Gauls.
  15. The Varangian Guard. Viking Chiefs 5th Century.
  16. Lansquenet. German renaissance military.
  17. Germany military in 1530. Renaissance Mercenaries.
  18. German mercenaries around 1620.
  19. German lansquenets during the thirty Years’ War.
  20. Knights tournament. Renaissance 16th century.
  21. Firearms and offensive weapons. Renaissance 16th century.
  22. 30 years war weapons. Helmet, gloves and a musketeer rifle.
  23. Iron Gloves, gauntlets of the 15th century.
  24. The Schaller. Helmet and neck cover from the 15th century.
  25. Mounted Knights. Heavy cavalry 16th century.
Persian warrior in full armor 15th century
Persian warrior in full armor 15th century. Medieval Asia military costume. He is armed with hel... Read more
1480 • 15th Century • Asia • Middle Ages • Military • Persia
Lipperheide • Persian military costume • Weapons
Arquebusier in 16th century. French military 1572.
Arquebusier in 16th century. French military 1572. Arquebusier à pied -1572. With Arkebuse a... Read more
1572 • 16th Century • Baroque • France • Military
Baroque era • French military uniforms • Histoire de l'Armée
Marquis de Lafayette 1757-1834.
Marquis de Lafayette 1757-1834. Aristocrat and military officer. Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilb... Read more
1790 • 18th Century • Directoire • France • Military • Nobility
French military uniforms • Portrait
Templars. The Second Crusade. 12th century.
Content The Knights Templar. Medieval Military Religious Orders. "The firmest bulwark of Jerusal... Read more
12th Century • Ecclesiastical • Middle Ages • Military
Crusaders • Gothic costumes • Knighthood • Medieval costume
Jelowdar. Iranian 19th c. costume.
One of the Envoy's Jelowdar. Persons who had care of a led Horse on the Road. Sketched fro... Read more
1810 • 19th Century • Asia • Military • Persia
Historical Iranian costumes
Algeria. Regular infantryman Abdel-Kader.
Algeria. Regular infantryman Abdel-Kader. Historical clothing. From the book: Mœurs, usages ... Read more
19th Century • Algeria • Arabia • Middle East • Military
Auguste Wahlen • Traditional Algeria costumes • Traditional Arabian costumes
German citizens in 16th century fashion. Knight in full armor 1530.
German citizens in 16th century fashion. Knight in full armor 1530. Renaissance period. To... Read more
1530 • 16th Century • Germany • Headdresses • Military • Renaissance
Cotehardie • Knighthood • Renaissance fashion era
Janissaries Ottoman Empire.
Janissaries Ottoman Empire. Turkish Elite Infantry. The Janissaries were the Infantry of the O... Read more
1840 • 19th Century • Military • Ottoman Empire
Turkish Military Costume
Byzantine Empire. The Byzantine Empress.
Byzantine Empire. (short) Picture above from the Gallery: On the history of costumes. Münchener... Read more
4th Century • Byzantine • Court dress • Ecclesiastical • Middle Ages • Military • Nobility
Byzantine fashion era • Crown • Medieval costume • Münchener Bilderbogen