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Murat visiting the Albergo dei poveri in Neaples. by Schmidt Heinrich (1740 - 1821).

Murat visiting the Albergo dei poveri in Neaples. by Schmidt Heinrich -

Signature du contrat de mariage du prince Jérôme Bonaparte et de Frédérique-Catherine de Wurtemberg. Jean-Baptiste Regnault, 1810. Detail.

Signature du contrat de mariage du prince Jérôme Bonaparte et de Frédérique-Catherine de Wurtemberg. Jean-Baptiste Regnault, 1810. Detail.

General of Brigade of the French Light Cavalry (1812-15)

General of Brigade of the French Light Cavalry The richer the officer the darker the blue in the uniform.poorer officers emulated this by dying civilian clothes black.the troops had a faded much lighter blue.

Grand Cross of a Bailiff Grand Cross, Knight of Justice or a Knight of Honour and Devotion (Note the thorn embroidery on the ribbon denoting a Grand Cross). #OrderofMalta #SMOM

Lot: The Sovereign Order of the Knights of Malta, Lot Number: Starting Bid: Auctioneer: Hermann Historica GmbH, Auction: Selected historical objects & ancient helmets, Date: October 2005 EDT

French Army, Napoleonic Wars, Military Uniforms, Helmets, 19th Century, The Big One, Headdress, Luxury, Empire, History