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Re: Funny historic art
« Reply #315 on: September 15, 2017, 01:04:41 AM »
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Re: Funny historic art
« Reply #316 on: September 15, 2017, 07:13:40 AM »
 :lol:

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Re: Funny historic art
« Reply #317 on: September 17, 2017, 06:50:27 PM »
Captive war prisoners on Ancient Egyptian sandals...
literally trampling your enemies, with every footstep!

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when two eagles are better than one

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Trial by Combat / Battle of the Sexes!

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Husband and Wife in trial by combat, as illustrated
in Talhoffer's work. (The Danish Royal Library)

1459 :arrow: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Ms.Thott.290.2%C2%BA

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Talhoffer's medieval diving suite!

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Beware the Raven!

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Salt'n Bell Peppers?!

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Centaur at the Village Blacksmith's Shop by Arnold Böcklin, 1888

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 :wink: & here's more....

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Re: Funny historic art
« Reply #318 on: September 25, 2017, 09:42:38 PM »
 :iamamoron: found an old vintage copy,
just lying around in the house!


COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE 9 October 1986

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Article...

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Costumes...

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One of Tancred's soldiers, The Queen & a Dog Monster

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Many Masked Figure, Cachique King of the Africans & an Astrologer

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Jupiter, Character that is all Head & a Dowager

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Re: Funny historic art
« Reply #319 on: September 26, 2017, 03:20:55 PM »
:iamamoron: found an old vintage copy,
just lying around in the house!


COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE 9 October 1986

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Article...

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Costumes...

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One of Tancred's soldiers, The Queen & a Dog Monster

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Many Masked Figure, Cachique King of the Africans & an Astrologer

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Jupiter, Character that is all Head & a Dowager

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I can actually dig this  :)
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Re: Funny historic art
« Reply #320 on: October 01, 2017, 04:08:48 PM »
Not exactly historic art, but it's a historic outfit, and the armor\weapon is kinda funny... :roll:
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Re: Funny historic art
« Reply #321 on: October 01, 2017, 10:31:55 PM »
Venus and Mars by Sandro Botticelli - 1485

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Re: Funny historic art
« Reply #322 on: October 08, 2017, 11:20:50 PM »
Not exactly historic art, but it's a historic outfit, and the armor\weapon is kinda funny... :roll:
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Re: Funny historic art
« Reply #323 on: October 09, 2017, 09:46:23 AM »
English Civil War Prints....

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Re: Funny historic art
« Reply #324 on: October 09, 2017, 07:30:04 PM »
Not exactly historic art, but it's a historic outfit, and the armor\weapon is kinda funny... :roll:
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Hmm, not really. My idea was that the shield-sized shield was counterproductive as a gauntlet, but when it's a spiked gauntlet, that's a different thing
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Re: Funny historic art
« Reply #325 on: October 09, 2017, 07:36:19 PM »

(Boye, alleged to be"endowed" with magical powers, shot by a musketeer as a witch looks on...)
"A Dog's Elegy: Elegy of Prince Rupert's Tears for the Late Defeat at Marston Moor
where his Beloved Dog named Boy was killed by a Valiant Soldier
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these look more like comics than anything else (with the exception of the one with the British soldier.
Also - poor dog :(
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Re: Funny historic art
« Reply #326 on: November 13, 2017, 01:46:20 PM »
The Dragon of Wantley & The Moore of Moore-hall

 :arrow: https://abookofcreatures.com/2017/11/13/adventures-in-dragon-slaying-with-the-dragon-of-wantley/

:arrow: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragon_of_Wantley

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The Prodigious / Monstrous Tartar!

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The Madagascan Monster

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Crane-Man by Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522-1605)

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Re: Funny historic art
« Reply #327 on: November 16, 2017, 03:52:40 PM »
The Dragon of Wantley & The Moore of Moore-hall

 :arrow: https://abookofcreatures.com/2017/11/13/adventures-in-dragon-slaying-with-the-dragon-of-wantley/

:arrow: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragon_of_Wantley

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The Prodigious / Monstrous Tartar!

 :arrow: http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?objectId=3185367&partId=1

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The Madagascan Monster

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Crane-Man by Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522-1605)

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Damn, those are some messed-up creatures! :shock:

Speaking of the Dragon, I have a book where there's something about a poisonous snake-like dragon that lived in water, and because of its fast regeneration, the only way to kill it was to bleed it to death, and the only way to do that was to fight it while wearing spiked armor as it tangles around you. So, I tried finding the picture from that book, but instead found this:
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Isn't the Basilisk just adorable? :mrgreen:
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Re: Funny historic art
« Reply #328 on: November 16, 2017, 04:03:01 PM »
Also, came across something called Ehon Hyaku Monogatari - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ehon_Hyaku_Monogatari
Here are a few examples (warning, somewhat explicit):
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Re: Funny historic art
« Reply #329 on: December 12, 2017, 05:34:26 AM »
Poultry knight!

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