Habit spencer - Queen Louise of Prussia
British Royal Horse Artillery Lt. Colonel's uniform jacket, circa 1890. Jacket of dark blue wool with red collar. Collar with gold braid and flaming bomb insignia. Black fur Busby with red wool bag, gold cords and white feather plume. Complete with leather chin strap. The uniform includes a gold braid belt with snake clasp, bandolier with gold bullion embroidered cartridge pouch and gold braid sling with matching fittings, and a gold fourragere.
Postilion’s jacket, 1825-1855. Russian Court Dress. All ranks of imperial servants wore livery, or court uniform. The postilions and coachmen, accompanied the emperor’s entourage on formal outings, either riding on horseback or driving the imperial carriages.
ornamentedbeing: c. 1916-18 The Met says: The Women’s Motor Corps of America provided a way for women to participate in the First World War. Taking advantage of the advent of the automobile, women volunteered as drivers and provided transport services at home and abroad. This ensemble, with its Sam Brown belt and leather leggings, emulates the composition of the men’s uniform at the time.
Seeing a woman in the midst of the hotly contested Civil War battlefield of Spotsylvania surprised the veteran officer of the 8th Ohio Infantry Regiment! Seeing her in uniform - a Zouave uniform at that - astonished him all the more. She was the famous Vivandiere, Marie Tepe, who served with in the 114th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
This picture was taken in 1918, and shows a police woman. The woman appears to be directing traffic, but she does have a gun in a holster on her belt. I am wondering if this had been a traditional job for a woman or if perhaps World War I created a shortage of men, and led to women taking on new roles
Police Woman, 1918
Olga Nikolaevna in uniform of 3rd Hussar Regiment at Elisavetgrad Here Olga Nikolaevna is portrayed a Hussar, but with a narrow waist and a nice figure. The Tsars were almost always portrayed in some kind of military dress. Keywords: Olga Nikolaevna, Grand Princess, Queen, Romanov family, Württemberg family, Russian, shallow vee waistline, close skirt, theatrical dress
Here Olga Nikolaevna is portrayed a Hussar, but with a narrow waist and a nice figure. The Tsars were almost always portrayed in some kind of military dress. ornamentedbeing.t...