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  • Originally posted by ewpeyia View Post
    Can anyone identify this uniform please?

    It was originally called a Polish Lancer 1812.

    Mant thanks in advance.

    Ed



    Most interresting picture. In the sense of "what on earth is that!"


    At first sight it looks a naive, made-up uniform but some of the details are quite clear and realistic, like the sword, boots and horse trappings, but then again the trappings are really strange. As is the helmet

    If I would have to make a guess, I would say it's a Russian from the time of the Russo- Turkish war of 1829. Some elements look russian from that period; green coat, solid epaulettes, the stripes on the trousers and of course the double headed eagle.

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    • Originally posted by von Aicha View Post
      Hi, I´ve been searching for a website like this for months and I´m glad I finally found it.
      Can some of you post a picture of french Cuirassier trumpeter (that in beautiful yellow uniform) ? I found it in one book about napoleonic era, but I like to see more..thanks a lot
      First of all... Welcome aboard von Aicha and Mattyd.

      Take a look, von Aicha...



      My avatar: Center of the Cross of the Légion d'honneur (Legion of Honour) of the First French Empire (Napoleonic Era), 3rd type (awarded between 1806-1808). My Légion d'honneur. :-)

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      • Originally posted by Zouave View Post
        First of all... Welcome aboard von Aicha and Mattyd.

        Take a look, von Aicha...



        Excellent, I think I saw this picture in Favourite Nap Pic thread, thanks for detail. It is from battle of Friedland, isn´t it?
        Frederick William III of Prussia - The Napoleonic Wars Campaign.

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          • Napoléon et la Garde d'honneur de Strasbourg

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                    • La Garde d'Honneur de Chambéry

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                          • This gentleman apparently is a Field Marshal, so this print must date from sometime after the Napoleonic wars since Wellington was the First Field Marshal. I could swear it's a generals uniform

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                            • Gorgeous cavalry men!

                              Adding one of my own if you don't mind

                              Qui a composé la chanson ?
                              C'est un tambour du bataillon.
                              Un soir d‘été, en battant la retraite,
                              Pensant à sa mie, que toujours il regrette.

                              ...

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                              • French cavalry in Hamburg 1811-1812

                                Trumpeters of the 14th, 23rd, 24th Chasseurs a Cheval

                                Dragoon officers and lancer officer

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