Hairstyle First Empire. French Empire or Napoleonic Empire. Coiffure 1er Empire. „Album de coiffures histories“ by E. Nissy. Published 1890 by Albert Brunet.
Ancient British, Gallic and German Costumes.
Rob Roy’s sword is a fine “old Highland Broadsword, with Andrea Ferrara blade (Andrew Ferrara) and basket hilt.” It is 37 inches in length, the blade being 3 2 1/2 by 1 1/2 inches.
Pair of pistols which belonged to Emperor Napoleon I., Bonaparte. Claverhouse’s pistol is a fine old Highland pistol. Pistol of John Campbell, Doune.
The gigantic warrior of Bosworth Field. Armor from hall door of Abbotsford designed for a French knight.
Polygar`s Knife, Malay Kris, Tartar Sword in Brass-Mounted Shagreen Scabbard, Rob Roy`s Dirk. Hunting Knives or Couteaux de Chasse.
The war-horn, which resembles an ordinary cow horn, is hooped with iron’. It has a double chain attached to each end by rings. The length of the horn is 22 1/2 inches, the diameter nearly 4 inches.
These clothes may very probably be the same as those worn by Sir Walter when he sat for his last portrait, a few months before his death.
THE desk so long used by Sir Walter, and “his own huge elbow chair,” are familiar to all who have visited Abbotsford.
Regency petticoat of white satin. Robe of orange-colored crape. The Gallery of Fashion Vol. 2. Published by Nikolaus von Heideloff, London. Georgian fashion era. Costume in the time of Jane… Read More