Recruiting Sergeants at Westminster

September 11, 2018


This picture, entitled "Recruiting Sergeants at Westminster", was taken by John Thomson and published in an 1877 book called 'Street Life in London'. 

Source: Museum of London
 

Bronze Age Swords from Scotland

September 11, 2018



Bronze Age swords found in Scotland and housed in the Museum of Scotland.

Source: wikipedia.org
 

Evolution of Roman Armour

September 5, 2018



An illustration of the evolution of roman armour, from the third century BCE to the fifth century CE.

Image Source: quora.com
 

The Battle of Grunwald

September 3, 2018



The Battle of Grunwald, fought between Poland-Lithuania and the Teutonic Knights in 1410.

Source: 
wikipedia.org
 

The Battle of Arsuf.

September 3, 2018


Richard the Lionheart at the Battle of Arsuf (1191) during the Third Crusade where he defeated Saladin. Painting by Gustave Doré (19th century).
 

Scalped Hunter

July 28, 2018


The scalped corpse of a buffalo hunter found after an encounter with warriors of the Cheyennes Tribe near Fort Dodge, Kansas - 1868.

Source: en.wikipedia.org
 

Gustav and Frantisek Fristensky

July 27, 2018



Gustav Fristensky, one of the best wrestlers of all time, practising with his brother Frantisek in 1913.

Image Source: gustavfristensky.com
 

Keinosuke Enoeda - Unsu

July 27, 2018


Keinosuke Enoeda, former Chief Instructor of the Karate Union of Great Britain, performing the kata unsu. 

Image Source: kenseis-shogyu.blogspot.com

 

Plate Armour of a Roman Soldier

July 22, 2018


Recreation of the plate armour (lorica segmentata) as worn by a soldier from the Roman Empire. On display at the National Military Museum, Romania. 

 

Jigoro Kano with a Policeman

July 22, 2018



Jigoro Kano demonstrating Judo with a policeman in Berlin

Source: judoinfo.com

 

 

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