The establishment of the Spahis is the most ancient in Turkey. This drawing was made from a Spahi, belonging to one of the Asiatic provinces.
Laddle-Bearer. Cook of the Janissary corps.
THESE spoils from Napoleon’s army were secured by Sir Walter on the occasion of his visit to the field of Waterloo.
ARMED PEASANT Of the Ciudad Rodrigo Militia. CIUDAD Rodrigo is a city in the province of Salamanca, situated on a rising ground, on the north bank of a river running… Read More
ENVIRONS OF LISBON, And Aqueduct of Alcântara.
CINTRA FROM Torres Vedras to Cintra the road lies through a series of military posts, and strong passes, and through the village of Mafra, celebrated for its magnificent palace and… Read More
Costumes of East Europe in ancient times. Sarmatian, Dacian, Soythian
Abbotsford hall door. A complete suit of feudal steel armour. HALL DOOR LOOKING TOWARDS STUDY AND SHOWING CORNER OF DESK. IN the Reliquia Sir Walter thus describes this end of… Read More
Roman Empire. Military. Roman soldiers, Standart-Bearer, Horn-blower, Chieftain, Slinger, Lictor, General, Triumpher, Magistrate, Officer.
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.