On the history of costumes. Thirty-eighth sheet. XV. and XVI. century. Knight and noblewoman. Last third of the 16th century.
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French nobleman and noblewoman. Fashion of the late Renaissance and Spanish Baroque in the period between about 1550 and the Thirty Years War around 1620.
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German soldiers during the time of the Renaissance and Reformation.
German peasants. First third of the XVIth century. c. 1530. On the history of costumes.
On the history of costumes. German mountain troops with snow tyres. c. 1530. 16th century
German Lansquenets. c. 1530. Soldiers 16th century.
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Nobleman and councilor of Venice.
Patrician nobleman of Venice.
Venetian women’s and men’s lives with the sermons’ procession. Lordship and other details, i.e. triumphs feasts and public ceremonies of the noble city of Venetia.