The French guards since their creation. Soldiers in the 17th and 18th century. Uniforms of Pikiner, Flag bearer, Tambour, Musketeer, Officer.
Polychromatic ornament by Auguste Racinet. THIS plate contains twenty-two examples of the ornamentation of hangings and stuffs, all of them remarkable for simplicity of design.
Female fashion. Second half of the reign of Louis XIV. The Capote, The Muff. The Fontange. The Baskine. The lace apron. The House Dresses.
Eusebio Zuloaga, gunmaker to the Spanish monarchs, keeper of the Royal Armory in Madrid, and the most famous Spanish metalworker of the mid-nineteenth century.
Medium Age. France. The challenger of the tournament. Noblemen of the court of Charles VIII. Entering the barriers to taking the oath. Noblemen of the court of Charles VIII.
Costumes 1000 to 1300 A.D. The two men in this picture might very well be, from the manner in which they are dressed, members of Robin Hood’s band.
The Trinitarian Order is an order in the Roman Catholic Church. It was founded at the turn of the 13th century and was originally a monastic order dedicated to the spiritual struggle against Islam.
THE subjects represented in this plate belong to the finest period of the Renaissance, when the art of the Italian miniature-painters had attained its highest pitch of perfection.
Italy. Roman folk costumes from 19th century. Costumes of the inhabitants of Trastevere. The folk hero Meo Patacca.
The two people in this plate lived very late in the 14th Century and were probably young fashionables who were up to the minute in their styles.