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Crossbow Collection

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Statue of William Tell and his son

Statue of William Tell and his son in Altdorf, Switzerland (Richard Kissling, 1895) Date: circa 1930s

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Poster, Attenhofer Metallic A-15 crossbow

Poster, Attenhofer Metallic A-15 crossbow. Designed by Weiskonig. 1955

Background imageCrossbow Collection: ELIZABETH I W / CROSSBOW

ELIZABETH I W / CROSSBOW
Queen Elizabeth I takes aim with a crossbow in Woodstock Park, while her ladies-in- waiting look on attentively. Date: circa 1580

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Making a Crossbow 1555

Making a Crossbow 1555
Making a crossbow

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Norman weaponry

Norman weaponry: lance 212, Gisarma or halberd 213, Bipennis or double battle axe 214, battle axe 215, 226, 227, spear 216, jousting spear 217, cross-bearing orb or Reichsapfel 218-220

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Young hunter of the Moi tribal people - Vietnam

Young hunter of the Moi tribal people - Vietnam
Young hunter of the Moi tribal people on the lookout - Vietnam - carrying a very impressive 9and somewhat terrifying) crossbow. Date: 1906

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Crossbow-man (right), pavisier (man firing from behind an oblong shield or pavise

Crossbow-man (right), pavisier (man firing from behind an oblong shield or pavise, bottom), archer with bow and arrow (left), and the standard of Richard, Earl of Warwick (top)

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Saxon swords, daggers and crossbow bolt

Saxon swords, daggers and crossbow bolt
Saxon weapons: ancient iron sword 1, 2, and dirks and daggers 3, 4 found in the River Wytham, Lincolnshire, and a crossbow bolt found in the camp at Danbury, Essex 5

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Medieval archers with crossbow and arrows

Medieval archers with crossbow and arrows
Medieval archers with crossbow and different types of arrows. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Verico from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient and Modern Costumes of all the Peoples of the World, Florence

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Altdorf, Switzerland - Statue of William Tell

Altdorf, Switzerland - Statue of William Tell
1910

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Middle Ages. Wood mantlet on wheels. Engraving by Serra

Middle Ages. Wood mantlet on wheels. Engraving by Serra
Middle Ages. Mantlet. Large shield or portable shelter used for stopping projectiles. Wood mantlet on wheels. Engraving by Serra. Museo Militar, 1883. Later colouration. Date: 2020

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Conquest of Majorca by king James I of Aragon

Conquest of Majorca by king James I of Aragon
Conquest of the island of Majorca by Christian king James I of Aragon. He landed on the beach of Santa Ponsa at midnight on September 10, 1229. Troops reaching the coast. Lithography

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Crossbows

Crossbows. Grandmaster Palace. Armoury. Valletta. Malta. Date: 2019

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Soldiers of Acostamientos. Culveriner and crossbowman

Soldiers of Acostamientos. Culveriner and crossbowman
Soldiers of Acostamientos. The Acostamiento was a salary granted by the king to his vassals under which they were obliged to serve him in war. Culveriner (left). Crossbowman (right). Engraving

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Crossbowman. Engraving by Serra (after a 14th century codex)

Crossbowman. Engraving by Serra (after a 14th century codex)
Crossbowman reloading using windlass. Engraving by Serra (after a codex of the 14th century). Museo Militar, 1883. Later colouration. Date: 2019

Background imageCrossbow Collection: History of Spain. Battle of Covadonga, 722

History of Spain. Battle of Covadonga, 722. It was the first victory won by Christian military forces in Iberia after the Islamic conquest of Hispania. Illustration by Fernando Miranda

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Spnaish Civil War (1936-1939). Loor for heroes

Spnaish Civil War (1936-1939). Loor for heroes. Poster by Arturo Ballester edited by CNT

Background imageCrossbow Collection: A bailiff of Wolfenschiessen, Switzerland, on horseback

A bailiff of Wolfenschiessen, Switzerland, on horseback, caressing the cheek of a woman, 1800s. Wolfenschiefs. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Migliavacca from Giulio Ferrarios Costumes Ancient

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Carroccio of Cremona, medieval city symbol

Carroccio of Cremona, medieval city symbol
Carroccio, medieval four-wheel wagon with insignia and colours of Cremona, drawn by caparisoned cattle. They follow a group of cavalry in armour. From a description in the Storia di Cremona

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Archers at crossbow practice, 14th century

Archers at crossbow practice, 14th century. Handcoloured lithograph by Joseph Strutt from his own Sports and Pastimes of the People of England, Chatto and Windus, London, 1876

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Crossbow shooting at the butts, 16th century

Crossbow shooting at the butts, 16th century
Man with crossbow shooting at the butts (marks) in a school of archery, 16th century. Handcoloured lithograph by Joseph Strutt from his own Sports and Pastimes of the People of England

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Medieval archery scenes

Medieval archery scenes
Archery practice with bow, 14th century (top), crossbow shooting at the butts at a school, 16th century (middle), and archers at crossbow practice, 14th century

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Medieval men playing ball games and archery in a park

Medieval men playing ball games and archery in a park
Medieval men playing ball games (handball or volleyball) and archery with longbow and crossbow in a park. Lithograph from Henry Rene Allemagnes Sports and Games of Skill (Sports et Jeux d Adresse)

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Medieval weaponry

Medieval weaponry
Spears of the Franks, 168, 169, crossbow 170, arrow 171, flails or chain maces 172-174, hatchet 175, and Morgenstern (morning star) or spiked club 176

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Crossbow and arrow, 17th century

Crossbow and arrow, 17th century. Copperplate engraving by J. Newton from Francis Groses Military Antiquities respecting a History of the English Army, Stockdale, London, 1812

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Scorpion, an ancient machine for firing darts

Scorpion, an ancient machine for firing darts. From William Newtons Designs for Vitruvius. Copperplate engraving by N.C. Goodnight from Francis Groses Military Antiquities respecting a History of

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Soldiers and artillery gunners in a castle

Soldiers and artillery gunners in a castle
Soldiers, archers and artillery gunners in a castle siege, 15th century. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Verico from Giulio Ferrarios Costumes Ancient and Modern of the Peoples of the World

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Chinese weapons or implements of war, Qing Dynasty

Chinese weapons or implements of war, Qing Dynasty. Halbert 1, scimitar 2, bows 3, 4, quiver 5, crossbow 6, crossbow darts 7, basket of crossbow balls 8, musket 9, iron crook 10, Hand of Justice 11

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Elves and Gnomes

Elves and Gnomes. 19th century

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Battle of Cr飹1346

Battle of Cr飹1346
The Battle of CrÚú╣, also called Battle of Cressy, was an English victory during the Edwardian phase of the Hundred Years War. 26 August 1346

Background imageCrossbow Collection: William Tell, Commencement of the Liberty of Switzerland

William Tell, Commencement of the Liberty of Switzerland -- the famous scene in which Tell shoots an apple on his sons head. circa 1307

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Soldier with a crossbow and one of the first cannons

Soldier with a crossbow and one of the first cannons
The Wars of the Roses. A Soldier with a crossbow and one of the first cannons ever used. 15th century

Background imageCrossbow Collection: HORN DANCE

HORN DANCE
ABBOTS BROMLEY HORN DANCE: Has elements of a mock hunt: 6 deersmen, a fool, hobby horse, a Maid Marian, 1 boy & crossbow & 1 boy & triangle dance through the town. Date: 1940s (September)

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Genoese archer

Genoese archer, winding up or bending his crossbow. Date: 12th century

Background imageCrossbow Collection: ENGLISH SOLDIERS 1530

ENGLISH SOLDIERS 1530
English soldiers during the reign of Henry VIII in relaxed conversation: they carry a crossbow, longbow, spears, a sword and a dagger Date: circa 1530

Background imageCrossbow Collection: SOCIAL / JAPANESE LADIES

SOCIAL / JAPANESE LADIES
Japanese ladies practising shooting with the crossbow indoors Date: 1776

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Medieval army. Soldiers during a siege city. Guns and crossb

Medieval army. Soldiers during a siege city. Guns and crossb
Medieval army. Artillery. Soldiers during a siege city. Guns and crossbows. Miniature. 15th century. Chateau of Chantilly. France

Background imageCrossbow Collection: History of Crusades. Seventh Crusade. Siege of Damietta (Jun

History of Crusades. Seventh Crusade. Siege of Damietta (June 7, 1249) by Louis IX of France (1226-1270). The city was taken with little resistance from the Egyptians. Miniature.15th century

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Crossbow hunting of Emperor Maximilian I. 16th century

Crossbow hunting of Emperor Maximilian I. 16th century
Crossbow hunting of Emperor Maximilian I. Innsbruck. 16th century. Iron, steel, wood and bone. German Historical Museum. Berlin. Germany

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Archer with two-pulley winch crossbow

Archer with two-pulley winch crossbow.. Chromolithograph from Jakob Heinrich von Hefner-Altenecks Costumes, Artworks and Appliances from the Middle Ages to the 17th Century, Frankfurt, 1889

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Large Mounted Crossbow

Large Mounted Crossbow
A large mounted crossbow capable of firing a wide range of projectiles from iron balls to fire bombs and metal lances Date: 1588

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Shooting Apple Off Head

Shooting Apple Off Head
A man shoots an apple off a boys head, in the style of William Tell

Background imageCrossbow Collection: William Tell shooting the apple off his sons head

William Tell shooting the apple off his sons head
William Tell, mythical Swiss folk hero, shooting the apple off his sons head

Background imageCrossbow Collection: William Tells Memorial, Altdorf, Lake Lucerne, Switzerland

William Tells Memorial, Altdorf, Lake Lucerne, Switzerland
William Tells Memorial built by Richard Kissling (unveiled in 1895) at Altdorf, Lake Lucerne, Switzerland. Date: circa 1905

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Reign of Maximilian I (1459-1519). War against the Ottoman E

Reign of Maximilian I (1459-1519). War against the Ottoman E
Holy Roman Empire. Reign of Maximilian I (1459-1519). War against the Ottoman Empire. Engraving by Historia Universal, 1885. Colored

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Arbalest with ivory inlay. 16thA?i?17th century

Arbalest with ivory inlay. 16thA?i?17th century. Museum of History and Navigation. Riga. Latvia

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Gold crossbow fibula. 5th century

Gold crossbow fibula. 5th century. National Museum of the Early Middle Ages (Museo dell Alto Medioevo). Rome. Italy

Background imageCrossbow Collection: Siege of Gibraltar. Archers. 1350

Siege of Gibraltar. Archers. 1350. Colored engraving, 1852



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