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Musket Collection

Background imageMusket Collection: Indian Smoothbore. 656 in musket, Pattern 1858

Indian Smoothbore. 656 in musket, Pattern 1858
Indian Smoothbore.656 in musket, Pattern 1858, lock dated 1856.Converted from a Pattern 1853 Enfield rifle-musket in India 1858 (c), this exceptionally rare item was part of an original issue of 10

Background imageMusket Collection: Musket & Rifles 1800

Musket & Rifles 1800
Muzzle loading musket and rifles A. Brown Bess & bayonet B. Brunswick rifle C. Enfield rifle & bayonet

Background imageMusket Collection: The Queen inspects pikemen and musketeers

The Queen inspects pikemen and musketeers
The Queen inspecting the pikemen and musketeers of the Honourable Artillery Company at Armoury House. Date: 1955

Background imageMusket Collection: Musket exercises

Musket exercises. Taken from John Blackwells Account of the Artillery Company. Copperplate engraving from Francis Groses Military Antiquities respecting a History of the English Army, Stockdale

Background imageMusket Collection: Soldiers of Linhares, Brazil, in uniform

Soldiers of Linhares, Brazil, in uniform.. Handcolored lithograph from Friedrich Wilhelm Goedsches Complete Gallery of Peoples in True Pictures, Meissen, circa 1835-1840

Background imageMusket Collection: Militia or Marine Pattern. 78 in flintlock musket, 1759

Militia or Marine Pattern. 78 in flintlock musket, 1759
Militia or Marine Pattern.78 in flintlock musket, 1759; 42 in barrel, iron ramrod, no escutcheon or tail-pipe. Date: 1759

Background imageMusket Collection: Asian and Turkish matchlock guns

Asian and Turkish matchlock guns
Asiatic arms. Asiatick matchlock guns 1, 2, brazen apendage serving as a rest 3, Turkish guns 4, 5 and Turkish matchlock gun enlarged

Background imageMusket Collection: Infantry armour and weapons, 17th century

Infantry armour and weapons, 17th century. Breastplate, musket, arquebus, sabre, sword, halberd, helmet and lance. Copperplate engraving by N.C

Background imageMusket Collection: Chinese artillery, QIng Dynasty

Chinese artillery, QIng Dynasty
Chinese artillery: cannon with narrow muzzle like a musket, Chinese style culverine and large-bore cannon on wheels. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Andrea Freschi after Antoine Cardon

Background imageMusket Collection: Uniform of the Kings Bodyguard, Garde-du-corps

Uniform of the Kings Bodyguard, Garde-du-corps de roi, Louis XVIII pf France. Handcoloured lithograph from Le Bibliophile Jacob aka Paul Lacroixs Costumes Historiques de la France

Background imageMusket Collection: John Swain & Son Advertisement

John Swain & Son Advertisement
An advertisement for John Swain & Son Ltd, specialists in commercial photography, photo engraving, typesetting, electrotyping and stereotyping

Background imageMusket Collection: Man and woman of the Land of Natal, South Africa, 1818

Man and woman of the Land of Natal, South Africa, 1818. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being Descriptions of the Principal Countries of the World

Background imageMusket Collection: Regency gentleman falling over a gate while two women watch

Regency gentleman falling over a gate while two women watch. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by John Augustus Atkinson from Illustrations of the Miseries of Human Life, William Miller, London, 1807

Background imageMusket Collection: Sacred camel decked out for the pilgrimage to Mecca

Sacred camel decked out for the pilgrimage to Mecca
Sacred camel in a gold and silk caparison for the pilgrimage to Mecca. The muslim man wears hajj ihram, and the woman a transparent veil. Cammello sacro

Background imageMusket Collection: Cupid surveys the target

Cupid surveys the target. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by William Nelson Gardiner after an illustration by Princess Elizabeth from Thomas Parks Cupid Turned Volunteer, London, 1804

Background imageMusket Collection: Cupid takes the oath of allegiance

Cupid takes the oath of allegiance. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by William Nelson Gardiner after an illustration by Princess Elizabeth from Thomas Parks Cupid Turned Volunteer, London, 1804

Background imageMusket Collection: Cupid picks up his matchlock musket

Cupid picks up his matchlock musket. Assumes his firelock. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by William Nelson Gardiner after an illustration by Princess Elizabeth from Thomas Parks Cupid Turned

Background imageMusket Collection: Cupid relinquishes his bow and arrows and deposits

Cupid relinquishes his bow and arrows and deposits them with the British standard. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by William Nelson Gardiner after an illustration by Princess Elizabeth

Background imageMusket Collection: Skeleton of death aiming a dart at a woman tending a fire

Skeleton of death aiming a dart at a woman tending a fire
Skeleton of death aiming a dart at a woman using bellows in front of a fireplace. Death and the Industrious Wife. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Joshua Gleadah after an illustration by

Background imageMusket Collection: A Moroccan cavalry soldier and Ali Bey

A Moroccan cavalry soldier and Ali Bey
A Moroccan soldier on horseback attacking an enemy a, and Ali Bey traveling on horseback b. Illustration by Michallon from Ali Bey el Abbassis Travels in Morocco, Tripoli, Cyprus, Egypt, Arabia

Background imageMusket Collection: Man and woman of Albania

Man and woman of Albania. Illustration from Francois Pouquevilles Travels through More, Albania and several other parts of the Ottoman Empire, 1805

Background imageMusket Collection: The game of Popinjay in Belgium, 19th century

The game of Popinjay in Belgium, 19th century. Men with muskets shoot at a target in a park. Handcoloured lithograph from Henry Rene Allemagnes Sports and Games of Skill (Sports et Jeux d Adresse)

Background imageMusket Collection: Italian soldiers and helmet, late 16th century

Italian soldiers and helmet, late 16th century
Italian soldier in day wear with sword and dagger A, Italian soldier in battle dress with matchlock musket, wheellock pistol, sword, helm and breastplate B, and Italian helmet C

Background imageMusket Collection: Uniform of Light Dragoon cavalry, with sword

Uniform of Light Dragoon cavalry, with sword, musket and helmet, 17th century. Copperplate engraving from Francis Groses Military Antiquities respecting a History of the English Army, Stockdale

Background imageMusket Collection: Musket parts including rest, bayonet, bandileer

Musket parts including rest, bayonet, bandileer
Matchlock musket, lock and bayonet from the Tower of London 1-3, bayonet 4, musket rest and bayonet 5, musket rest 6, bandileers and powder flask 7, wheel lock 8, 9, and spanner 10

Background imageMusket Collection: Ancient Dragoon on horseback with musket, 17th century

Ancient Dragoon on horseback with musket, 17th century
Ancient Dragoon on horseback with helmet, musket and gunpowder horn, 17th century. Copperplate engraving by N.C. Goodnight from Francis Groses Military Antiquities respecting a History of the English

Background imageMusket Collection: Musketeer with his matchlock, 17th century

Musketeer with his matchlock, 17th century
Musketeer with his matchlock, bandileers and musket rest, 17th century. Copperplate engraving by N.C. Goodnight from Francis Groses Military Antiquities respecting a History of the English Army

Background imageMusket Collection: Musket and halberd exercises

Musket and halberd exercises. Copperplate engraving from Francis Groses Military Antiquities respecting a History of the English Army, Stockdale, London, 1812

Background imageMusket Collection: Military exercises of musketeers

Military exercises of musketeers. Copperplate engraving from Francis Groses Military Antiquities respecting a History of the English Army, Stockdale, London, 1812. Military exercises of musketeers

Background imageMusket Collection: Ancient double-charge carbine with two flintlocks

Ancient double-charge carbine with two flintlocks
Ancient carbine with two charges in the same barrel fired by two flintlocks 1, 2, flintlocks 3, ramrod 4, and spanners 5, 6. Copperplate engraving by N.C

Background imageMusket Collection: Highland Soldiers, 17th century, in bonnet

Highland Soldiers, 17th century, in bonnet, tartan kilt, hose, with sporran, musket and claymore. Copperplate engraving from Francis Groses Military Antiquities respecting a History of the English

Background imageMusket Collection: An Officer and Serjeant of a Highland Regiment, 17th century

An Officer and Serjeant of a Highland Regiment, 17th century. In military uniform of bonnet, tartan kilt, sporran and hose, with musket and claymore. Copperplate engraving by N.C

Background imageMusket Collection: Lance rest, musket rest and tilting lances

Lance rest, musket rest and tilting lances
Lance rest 1, 2, 3, musket rest 4, 5, coronel or crownel from a tilting lance 6, staff or handle of a tilting lance with van plat or hand protector 7, and tilting lance without van plat 8

Background imageMusket Collection: Soldier of the time of King James I armed

Soldier of the time of King James I armed with a caliver or arquebus, 17th century. Copperplate engraving by N.C. Goodnight from Francis Groses Military Antiquities respecting a History of

Background imageMusket Collection: Vietnamese soldier with musket

Vietnamese soldier with musket. Handcoloured copperplate drawn and engraved by Andrea Bernieri from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient and Modern Costumes of all the Peoples of the World, Florence, Italy, 1844

Background imageMusket Collection: Weapons used by Mughal soldiers: scimitar

Weapons used by Mughal soldiers: scimitar
Weapons used by the Mughal soldiers: scimitar, lance, axe and musket. Handcoloured copperplate drawn and engraved by Andrea Bernieri from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient

Background imageMusket Collection: Indian Sepoys in uniform

Indian Sepoys in uniform. Handcoloured copperplate drawn and engraved by Andrea Bernieri after Francois Solvyns from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient and Modern Costumes of all the Peoples of the World

Background imageMusket Collection: Ancient Chinese weapons and standards

Ancient Chinese weapons and standards, including banner 3, 7, flag 33, pennant 9, musket 3, cannon 2, tent 36, drum 33 and gong 5

Background imageMusket Collection: Costumes of Native Americans of Canada, 19th century

Costumes of Native Americans of Canada, 19th century
Costumes of Native Americans of Canada, hunters with muskets, men in capes, tunics and trousers. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Bernieri from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient

Background imageMusket Collection: Pirates of the West Indies, armed with musket

Pirates of the West Indies, armed with musket
Male and female pirates of the West Indies, armed with musket and cutlass, early 1800s. The buccaneer at left wears a linen shirt dyed with animal blood

Background imageMusket Collection: Arms and armour of the Mamluks

Arms and armour of the Mamluks including armour, sabre, mace, arrow, helmet, sword, quiver, arrows, shield, musket, etc. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Andrea Bernieri from Giulio Ferrrarios

Background imageMusket Collection: Abyssinians hunting hippopotamus with muskets and spears

Abyssinians hunting hippopotamus with muskets and spears. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Antonio Sasso from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient and Modern Costumes of all the Peoples of the World

Background imageMusket 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 imageMusket Collection: Uniform of the Royal Guard, reign of King Louis XVIII

Uniform of the Royal Guard, reign of King Louis XVIII. Handcoloured lithograph from Le Bibliophile Jacob aka Paul Lacroixs Costumes Historiques de la France (Historical Costumes of France)

Background imageMusket Collection: Uniform of a Chasseur-Voltigeur des troupes

Uniform of a Chasseur-Voltigeur des troupes
French light infantry uniform of a Chasseur-Voltigeur des troupes legeres, Napoleonic era. Handcoloured lithograph by Leopold Massard from Le Bibliophile Jacob aka Paul Lacroixs Costumes Historiques

Background imageMusket Collection: Uniform of a Marine of the Guard, Marin de

Uniform of a Marine of the Guard, Marin de la Garde, Napoleonic era. Handcoloured lithograph by Leopold Massard from Le Bibliophile Jacob aka Paul Lacroixs Costumes Historiques de la France

Background imageMusket Collection: Military uniform of the French Guards, Garde-Francaise, 1789

Military uniform of the French Guards, Garde-Francaise, 1789. Handcoloured lithograph from Le Bibliophile Jacob aka Paul Lacroixs Costumes Historiques de la France (Historical Costumes of France)

Background imageMusket Collection: French musketeer, 1586

French musketeer, 1586
Musketeer, 1586, reign of King Henri III of France. Drawn and lithographed by Alexandre Massard after a portrait in Roger de Gaignieres gallery portfolio IX 154 from Le Bibliophile Jacob aka Paul



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