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lostsplendor:

Armored Diving Suit, France c. 1878 (via Xerposa)

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lostsplendor:

Armored Diving Suit, France c. 1878 (via Xerposa)

Strange and Rare Vintage Armour Helmets, 19th Century

  • Khula-khud, Indo-Persia
  • War Mask, Iran
  • Grotesque Helmet, Europe

(Source: artfact.com)

lostsplendor:
The Twelve Saints


“Taken from the catacombs of Rome in the 17th century, the relics of twelve martyred saints were then attired in the regalia of the period before being interred in a remote church on the German/Czech border.” - Immortal, Toby de Silva

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lostsplendor:

The Twelve Saints

“Taken from the catacombs of Rome in the 17th century, the relics of twelve martyred saints were then attired in the regalia of the period before being interred in a remote church on the German/Czech border.” - Immortal, Toby de Silva

decorativeindulgences:

19th cent., [Parrying weapon, a madu, with a central brass knuckle duster], South Indian, possibly Tanjore
via the Royal Armouries Collection

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decorativeindulgences:

19th cent., [Parrying weapon, a madu, with a central brass knuckle duster], South Indian, possibly Tanjore

via the Royal Armouries Collection

azureusblue:

Armor for your Cat. And a little one - for your Mice.

(Source: phobs-heh)