Medieval Military Costume
By (author) Gerry Embleton
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Medieval Military Costume by Gerry Embleton
Book DescriptionReenactors wearing carefully created costumes, photographed in authentic settings, provide a snapshot of spear men, archers, crossbow men, gunners, and knights from the period 1300-1500. Detailed photographs are supported by artwork showing scores of original images from period paintings, carvings and manuscript illustrations revealing what it was like to live, work, and fight during the Middle Ages. Europa Militaria Special No. 8.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781861263711
(260mm x 190mm x 6mm)
Imprint: The Crowood Press Ltd
Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Gerry Embleton
Gerry Embleton discovered a passion for the medieval period after moving to Switzerland in the early 1980's. He founded his company Time Machine in 1988, designing, creating and clothing life-size model historical figures for museums in several countries. He has pursued his medieval research through a Swiss-based \u0022living history\u0022 group, whose high standards of authenticity have been endorsed by continental museums and heritage sites.
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