1810 Military Dispatch Box, British. Mahogany and brass bound military dispatch box, with engraved plate for colonel Gray, 17th Dragoons. This gorgeous box has a secret interior release mechanism, and exterior brass handles for carrying the box. Photo editing by Suzi Love at suzilove.com Military Dispatch Box via Wilkinson Antiques, UK. wilkinsonantiques.co.uk Follow Suzi Love … Continue reading →
1820 ca. Pelisse, or Walking Dress, or Redingote. Essential Regency Fashion.
A Pelisse dress is a coat like dress worn during the day for walking or paying visits. Pelisses are usually high-waisted,
A-line skirt, front opening, and often decorated with braid or crossover fastenings in imitation of military uniforms.
1810 ca. East Lothian Yeomanry Cavalry, Britain. The East Lothian Yeomanry Cavalry was raised as a one troop formation at Haddington in May 1797.Continue reading →
Military Vintage Valentine Cards
During the 1940s when many people were involved in military operations, Valentine cards reflected what was happening in the world. Numerous cards were designed that depicted either military personnel or subsidiary or voluntary occupations.
Thankfully, they were light-hearted and funny and meant to relieve the stress of living in war years. Many though showed a sexist bias as women were usually shown in auxiliary roles such as WACs or nurses while men were piloting planes and doing more ‘manly’ tasks.Continue reading →
1800s Early Red Coated Cavalry Officer On Horse Charging.Continue reading →
1800s British Army UniformsContinue reading →