Chen Wangting

October 2, 2019



Chen Wangting (1580–1660), seated in this picture, he is often credited with creating Tai Chi Chuan and is the founder of Chen Tai Chi. 
 

Nagoya Castle

August 30, 2019



Nagoya Castle, home and possibly the birth place of Oda Nobunaga which was later restored by Tokugawa Ieyasu.

Source: wikipedia.org
 

Ashikaga Takauji

August 30, 2019



An image of the 
Ashikaga Shogunate from the fourteenth century, painted by Yoshitsuya c.1850. The image depicts (left to right), Toki Yorito, the shogun Ashikaga Takauji and Akamatsu Goro Noritada.

Source: artsanddesignsjapan.com
 

Takauji Ashikaga

December 3, 2018


Takauji Ashikaga, shogun of Japan from 
1338–1358 who was the first of the Ashikaga shogunate and who ushered in theMuromachi Period (1338-1573) after usurping power from the emperor Go-Daigo.

Source: wikipedia.org

 

Trench Raiding Club

November 27, 2018


Wire cutters (left) and maces (right). These home made maces, known as Trench Raiding Clubs, were used by both sides during World War One to finish off wounded enemy soldiers. These examples are housed at the Tre Sassi museum at Passo di Valparola (Belluno).

Souce: wikipedia.org
 

Joe Frazier Vs. Muhammad Ali

November 1, 2018








Joe Frazier knocking down Muhammad Ali in the 15th round of their 1971 encounter at Madison Square Gardens. Frazier went on to win the fight on a points decision becoming the first man to defeat Ali in the ring. 
 

Aztecs With Macuahuitl

October 25, 2018





Drawings from the 16th-century Florentine Codex depicting Aztec warriors. The weapons they are brandishing are macuahuitls, wooden swords that were embedded with obsidian glass that was often as sharp as a modern-day, high-quality steel razor blade.


 

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
 

 

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