Louis-Lazare Hoche was a French general of the Revolutionary who was known as the “pacificateur de la Vendée”.
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style. Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume historique was in its day the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted.
Covering the world history of costume, dress, and style from antiquity through to the end of the 19th century, the six volume work remains completely unique in its scope and detail. “Some books just scream out to be bought; this is one of them.” ― Vogue.com
Marquis de Lafayette 1757-1834. Aristocrat and military officer. Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette or Lafayette was a French general and politician. He took part on the side of the… Read More
French Gunner uniform of the Royal Guard. Marechal quartermaster.
The Textile Manual is an encyclopaedia of textile information, from material to yarn, from fabric structure to the finishing process. Encompassing practical tips for a range of textiles and detailed visuals, this ultra-accessible manual is the perfect companion for fashion aficionados and aspiring fashion designers.
French Army Uniforms of French Fire Brigade. Officer and soldier of 1846. Armee Francaise de 1846. Sapeurs Pompiers. Officier et soldat.
Uniform of French Horse Grenadier of the Imperial Guard. French army of 1816 to 1830. Armee Francaise de 1816 a 1830. Grenadier à Cheval. After a drawing by F. Bastin. From… Read More
French army of 1804 to 1815. Uniform of Imperial Guard. Armee Francaise de 1804 à 1815. Garde Imperiale. After a drawing by F. Bastin. From a series: Armee Francaise 1804 à… Read More
French army of 1816 to 1830. Lancer of the Royal Guard. Armee Francaise de 1816 à 1830. Lancier Garde Royale. After a drawing by F. Bastin. From a series: Armee… Read More
A French army of 1814 to 1815. The King’s Musketeers. Armee Francaise de 1814 à 1815. Mousquetaires du Roi. After a drawing by F. Bastin. From a series: Armee Francaise… Read More
Uniforms French Public Riflemen 1789 to 1794. Les Tirailleurs Publique Francaise. After a drawing by F. Bastin. From a series: Armee Francaise 1804 à 1815. Paris Impr. Jules Rigo et… Read More
French army of 1790. Swiss Guard, French Guard, Grenadier. Armee Francaise de 1790. Garde Suisse, Garde Francaise, Grenadier. After a drawing by F. Bastin. From a series: Armee Francaise 1804… Read More