Light infantry of the Imperial Guard (Napoleon 1st, 1809).
Infanterie légère de la Garde Impériale (Napoléon 1er,1809). Voltigeur. Carabinier.
Source: Histoire de l’Armée et de tous les régiments depuis les premiers temps de la Monarchie jusqu’à nos jours par M. Adrien Pascal. Paris, Dutertre, Libraire -Editeur 1861.
Illustré par M. Philippoteaux, E. Charpentier, H. Bellangé, de Moraine, Morel-Fatio, Sorieul, etc.
Adrien Pascal (1815-1863) was a French military historian. He was the head of department of advertising at the Imperial Commission of the Universal Exhibition of 1855.
Philippoteaux, Félix Henri Emmanuel (French painter, engraver and illustrator, 1815–1884).
Support and Seduction: The History of Corsets and Bras (Abradale Books) by Beatrice Fontanel.
Thoughout the ages, women's breasts have been subjected to the endless whims of fashion.
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