Tag Archives: German Military Costume

Costume of a sutler in the transition from the 16th to 17th century

Sutler costume. victualer, civilian merchant 16th century. Baroque fashion.

Sutler or victualer

Costume of a German sutler by Peter Breughel.

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Herald and lansquenet 1510-1550. Renaissance era.

Herald, lansquenet, Mercenaries baggy breeches. 16th century costumes. Renaissance fashion.

Herald and lansquenet 1510-1550.

Herald and lansquenet fashion 1510-1550.

Dresden, drawings cabinet. German Renaissance era 16th century.

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Prussian army uniforms c. 1870. Franco-Prussian war.

Prussian army officer uniforms. Franco-Prussian Armies. German military uniforms

Sub officer-bearer of 2nd Guard Regiment. Officer 4th Regiment of the Queen Augusta.

Prussian army uniforms c. 1870. Franco-Prussian war.

Sub officer-bearer of the 2nd Guard Regiment. Officer 4th Regiment of the Queen Augusta. Armée prussienne. Sous officer Porte-Drapeau du 2e Règiment de la Garde. Officer du 4e Règiment de la Reine Augusta. Continue reading

Arms of the Holy-Empire. German Landsknechte 16th century.

Renaissance military. Arms of the Holy-Empire. German Landsknechte 16th century.

Landsknecht of the time of Charles V., 1500–1558

German Renaissance military. Arms of the Holy-Empire. German Landsknechte 16th century.

Landsknecht of the time of Charles V., 1500–1558

Arms of the Holy-Empire. German Landsknechte 16th century.

These two pieces are drawn from the remarkable volume called the Arms of the Holy-Empire, which was published at Frankfurt on the Mein, in 1545, at Cyriac Jacob´s (infolio).
That book presents a series of 144 wood-cuts representing Landsknechte (lansquenets) of the time of Charles V., in the most picturesque and varied attitudes and costumes. They all hold the standards with the coasts of arms of the imperial towns, and are thrown out by landscape back-grounds. It is useless to call the attention of purr readers on the grand character of these figures.
We shall follow Mr. Bryan´s opinion, who, in his “biographical and critical Dictionary,” attributes the monogram of every plate to the German engraver Jones James Kobel, who flourished towards 1520.

Renaissance German Lance soldiers costumes.

Renaissance German Lance soldiers costumes.

German Lance soldiers.

Renaissance German Lance soldiers costumes.

234. Antoine de Croy, Lord of Sempy, Order of the Golden Fleece.
235. Jean II, Baron of Trazegnies, Golden Fleece etc.
236-237. Drummer and Piper.
238. Christoffel von Sternsee, Commander of the Lance soldiers.
239. Ensign.
240-247. German Lance soldiers.

Galerie: Costume cavalcade, has held by members of the Leidsch Studenten Corps, at 24th of June 1890, commemmorating the 300th anniversary of Leyden University, re-living the State-entry of Emperor Charles V (1500-1558), into Nijmegen municipality, the Netherlands, 9th February 1546.

Claude de Silly, marshal of the Emperor. Costume cavalcade.

Renaissance 16th century military costumes. Claude de Silly, marshal of the Emperor Charles V.

Plate 1., Claude de Silly, marshal of the Emperor Charles V

Plate 1.: Claude de Silly, marshal of the Emperor. Costume cavalcade.

1. Claude de Silly, marshal of the Emperor.
2. Barbesaen, quartermaster of the Emperor.
3. Hans van Loenen, quartermaster.
4. Gracianus Gomez de Villa Nova, quartermaster
5. Wylhem Kuyper, drummer
6. Gerrit Wafeltgem, piper
7. Marten van Andelst, sherriff
8-10. Militia members.

Galerie: Costume cavalcade, has held by members of the Leidsch Studenten Corps, at 24th of June 1890, commemmorating the 315th anniversary of Leyden University, re-living the State-entry of Emperor Charles V (1500-1558), into Nijmegen municipality, the Netherlands, 9th February 1546.

Shako 19th century. Napoleonic wars.

Shakos Napoleonic wars. Shako French Hussars, French hunter on horseback, Austrian staff officer, Westphalian train horses, Pomeranian armed horsemen, Bavarian country defense, staff officer, Saxon officer, Saxon horse artillery, Infantry, horse collar.

Napoleonic wars. Shakos 19th century

Shako 19th century. Napoleonic wars.

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Shakos 19th century. Napoleonic wars.

Shakos Napoleonic wars. Voltigeurs, Cavalry, Hussars, Artillery, Infantry, Grenadier, Officer, Fusilier, Flanqueur shakos. Battle of Waterloo. Tschakos.

Shakos Napoleonic wars 19th century

Shakos 19th century. Napoleonic wars.

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Hat and Sword of Napoleon Bonaparte I.

Hat, sword. Napoleon Bonaparte I. Lützow Free Corps. Shako with plume, pistol and saber. Dolman of the 5th Prussian Hussars.

Hat & sword of Napoleon Bonaparte

Hat & sword of Napoleon Bonaparte I.

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German and Austrian military uniforms in the 18th century.

German and Austrian military uniforms in the 18th century.

German and Austrian military uniforms in the 18th century.

German and Austrian military uniforms in the 18th century.

Top row left: Württemberg military around 1730. Uniforms of Grenadier, Knight-Captain and General. Right: Württemberg military from 1724 to 1738. Uniforms of Common soldier, officer, drummer and sergeant.
Bottom row left: Constance archiepiscopal military in 1738. Officer of the grenadiers, grenadiers, dragoons. Right: Austrian military uniforms of the year 1728.

On the history of costumes. Münchener Bilderbogen. Edited by Braun and Schneider 1860.

Bavarian Military uniforms in the 19th century.

Bavarian Military uniforms in the 19th century.

Bavarian Military uniforms in the 19th century.

Bavarian Military uniforms in the 19th century.

Top row left: Police officer, Captain (1812-1815). Artillery officer, Lieutenant (1811-1825). Transport, Logistics Officer, Lieutenant (1815-1825). Right: Infantryman Infantry Regiment (1814-1825), Grenadier Guards Regiment (1812-1815), Light Cavalry, Chevauleger (1805-1812). Bottom row left: Ulan (1814-1822). National Light Cavalry Chevauleger (1813-1815). Hussar 2nd Regiment (1815-1822 resolved). Right: Uhlan officer (1812). Garde du Corps officer (1814-1823) Cuirassier, Garde du Corps (1815-1835). Trumpeter Garde du Corps in dress uniform.

On the history of costumes. Münchener Bilderbogen. Edited by Braun and Schneider 1860.