Gauls. Male and female types. Gallic chief. Merovingian chief. Frankish warrior with the Scamasax. Farmers. Flag Bearer. Horsemen. Warrior types of the Salian Franks. The bardocucullus. The carnyx, war trumpet.
The woman shown here might very well be the Queen herself. White and black were likewise popular and always appeared somewhere in the color scheme.
The Palace of Blois affords an example of successive changes in the buildings, from the original castle to the period of the Renaissance.
The Elizabethan era is probably regarded by many as the most dramatic and colorful period in the history of western dress.
Tudor period. English Renaissance. Explorer of noble rank. Woman of the upper classes. Elizabethan fashion history.
War armour from 1350 to about 1460, in the period of the Hundred Years War. The development of the Bascinet helmet of the knight’s armour in the Middle Ages
Nuns of St. Vincent of Paul. Confraternities of Charity. Mademoiselle le Gras. Foundation in Paris. Spread the Foundation. French Revolution. Restoration.
England Tudor. Elizabethan peasant costumes 1550-1620.
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.