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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Sir Walter Raleigh and the New World

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Sir Walter Raleigh. Elizabethan era. Tudor costume. 16th century. fashion

Sir Walter Raleigh (c. 1554 – 1618)

Sir Walter Raleigh tries to settle a colony in America.

Sir Walter Raleigh (1552 or 1554 in Hayes Barton, Devonshire; † October 29, 1618 in London, executed) was an English sailor, explorer, soldier, spy, politician, poet and writer and favorite of Queen Elizabeth I. His surname is also found in the spellings Rawley, Ralegh and Rawleigh. With the support of wealthy investors he financed several trips to Virginia in order to realize its colonial goals there. As a result of financed from Raleigh expeditions was in 1585 the founding of Roanoke in North Carolina.

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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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The Howling Dervishes.

 Howling Dervishes. Muslim ascetic orders. Ecstatic Dances. Rifāʿīyah. Ṣūfīs. Sufismus.Dervishes

The Howling Dervishes.

The Howling Dervishes.

Ottoman Empire.

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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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