Ottoman Empire Costume of Albanian turk soldier. From the book: Stamboul, Recollections of Eastern Life by Amedeo Preziosi. Published by Lemercier Paris 1861.
The Fascination of the Indian costume and fashion history during the glorious time of the North Indian Mughal era.
Roman Empire. Corona triumphalis, Corona obsidimalis, Corona civica, Corona muralis, Corona castrensis, Corona navalis.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
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From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
Illustration to Bowyer’s edition of Hume’s ‘History of England’ 1798.
Masai warrior in 1907. With spear, shield and lion headdress.
Septimius Severus was born in Africa of Roman parents; he died at York in the year 211 a. D. after a severe illness at the age of sixty-six. This bust was found in the year 1776 on the Palatine Hill, in the part of the Palace of the Cæsars now occupied by the Villa Magnani.
A statue of Hadrian, in full military costume, with bare but bearded head, right arm and hand extended forward, and the left hand bearing the parazonium, or small short sword, in its sheath.
Pyrrhus Receiving the Honor of Knighthood BEASONS of considerable force are adduced by M. Jubinal, in his splendid work on Early Tapestries, for believing that the Tapestry from which the… Read More
Kaptan Pasha (Ottoman قاپودان پاشا; also Kaptanpaşa / کاپیتان پاشا; Kapudan i Derya / قاپودان دریا Kaptan-i Derya / کاپیتان دریا) was the highest military rank of the Ottoman Navy.
Capidji Bachi. Officers of the Grand Signior.