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.
Warrior from Amhara, Ethiopia. The Oriental Album. Characters, costumes, and modes of life, in the valley of the Nile by James Augustus St. John (1801-1875). Painting by Emile Prisse d’Avennes.… Read More
Sudan Red Sea, Beja warrior with shield and spear, 1895. Titel: Guerrier Bicharis, Sudan. Auteur du Monde. Souvenirs de Voyages, Paris, 1895. Éditeur: L. Boulanger.
Ancient Greco Roman warriors, gods and objects. Shields, Armor and Costumes Aggiunte all’opera Il costume antico e moderno di tutti i popoli, cogli analoghi disegni, published by Ferrario, Giulio, 1767-1847.… Read More
Roman Antiquities Artefacts Representation of various Roman military items. Signum, The Aquila, Field characters, fighting gloves as parts of a legionary armor, Buckles. “Encyclopédie” published by Denis Diderot and Jean-Baptiste… Read More
A Janissary and a Merchant in Cairo. The Oriental Album. Characters, costumes, and modes of life, in the valley of the Nile by James Augustus St. John (1801-1875). Painting by Emile… Read More
The Assyrians were a very warlike nation on a high stand, the main cultural influences based on Sumerian culture, but also Hittites and Persia influenced their development.