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.
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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