Skip to main content

Spear Collection

Background imageSpear Collection: Queen Boudica of the Iceni Tribe

Queen Boudica of the Iceni Tribe. Commanded a combined army of British tribes which rose up and sacked Camulodunum (Colchester)

Background imageSpear Collection: Freya in her Chariot

Freya in her Chariot
In Scandinavian mythology, the Goddess of love, marriage and the dead. She was the wife of Odin, and is the counterpart of Venus, and is sometimes identified as Frigg

Background imageSpear Collection: Ancient Roman costume

Ancient Roman costume from the time of the late Roman Republic -- warriors, legionnaires (infantry soldiers), a cavalryman, a centurion, an emperor in purple (red), an ensign bearer

Background imageSpear Collection: Boadicea (Boudica)

Boadicea (Boudica)
Boadicea (Boudica, 30-61 AD), a queen of the British Celtic Iceni tribe. Seen here in an imaginary Victorian illustration

Background imageSpear Collection: Ancient Greek Soldiers

Ancient Greek Soldiers
Greek soldiers

Background imageSpear Collection: Neanderthal spear point

Neanderthal spear point
A spear point once belonging to that of Neanderthal Man (Homo neanderthalensis). This specimen was discovered in Gorhams Cave, Gibraltar

Background imageSpear Collection: Ancient Greek Soldiers

Ancient Greek Soldiers
Greek soldiers

Background imageSpear Collection: Warrior- Nigeria

Warrior- Nigeria
Mounted warrior from Bornu, Nigeria

Background imageSpear Collection: Persian Archers

Persian Archers
Soldiers from Elam, armed with spear, bow and arrows, in the service of Darius when he attacked Greece

Background imageSpear Collection: Wotan / Bronze by Maison

Wotan / Bronze by Maison
Odin/Wotan

Background imageSpear Collection: Costume / Men / Chevalier 13

Costume / Men / Chevalier 13
A chevalier of the Crusades, in chainmail and white tunic with red cross; he carries a spear and a heavy sword

Background imageSpear Collection: Parsifal - Liebig 6

Parsifal - Liebig 6
Act three : Parsifal heals Amfortas with the sacred Spear

Background imageSpear Collection: Zulu Warrior

Zulu Warrior
An old Zulu warrior, (full length photograph) in native costume, holding a baton, spear and shield, Hluhluwe Game Reserve, Natal, South Africa. Date: 2004

Background imageSpear Collection: Mount Lebanese man wearing turban, cloak, carrying a spear

Mount Lebanese man wearing turban, cloak, carrying a spear.. Handcolored woodcut from Auguste Wahlens Manners, Customs and Costumes of all the People of the World, Brussels, 1845

Background imageSpear Collection: Pauline Mailhac - Austrian Soprano - Role of Brunhilde

Pauline Mailhac - Austrian Soprano - Role of Brunhilde
Pauline Mailhac (1858-1946) - Austrian Operatic Soprano. Photograph of her farewell performance in Wagners Gotterdammerung on 15th June 1901 in the role of Brunhilde - Karlsruhe Opera. Date: 1901

Background imageSpear Collection: Zulu Warriors - Southern Africa

Zulu Warriors - Southern Africa. Note the western-style belts incorporated into traditional body adornments. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSpear Collection: Inuit Seal Hunting (4 / 5)

Inuit Seal Hunting (4 / 5)
Patence Rewarded. An Inuit seal hunter pulls a caught seal out through the hole into which he was fishing with a combination of the baited rope and a thin spike or barbed spear

Background imageSpear Collection: Ragnarok / The Last Battle

Ragnarok / The Last Battle
Ragnarok, the last battle

Background imageSpear Collection: Joan the Maid - Kay Nielsen. The Most Noble Warrior Saint in the Christian Calendar

Joan the Maid - Kay Nielsen. The Most Noble Warrior Saint in the Christian Calendar. Date: 1924

Background imageSpear Collection: YMCA Poster, Lend Your Strength, WW1

YMCA Poster, Lend Your Strength, WW1
YMCA Poster, design by Adrian Gil-Spear, Lend Your Strength to the Red Triangle, Help the Y Help the Fighters Fight, United War Work Campaign, 11 to 18 November, First World War. circa 1918

Background imageSpear Collection: Anglo-Saxon Men Pl. XIX

Anglo-Saxon Men Pl. XIX
Anglo-Saxons of 9th & 10th century: green tunic, pan-hose & shoes, tunic with gold border & front slit, mantles, leg bandages, shoes with a central slit on the upper. 9th century

Background imageSpear Collection: St George / Knight&rumleys

St George / Knight&rumleys
SAINT GEORGE On horseback, slaying the dragon

Background imageSpear Collection: Return of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza

Return of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza
The return of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza -- Sancho kneels and raises his arms, no doubt relieved to be back home

Background imageSpear Collection: Advert, Spears Sausages of Bath

Advert, Spears Sausages of Bath - Oh, Good! no preservative! 1927

Background imageSpear Collection: Scene of wild boar hunt, mosaic uncovered in Merida (Augusta

Scene of wild boar hunt, mosaic uncovered in Merida (Augusta
Scene of wild boar hunt, mosaic uncovered in Merida, Spain. Roman, 4th century. National Museum of Roman Art. Merida. Spain

Background imageSpear Collection: Piltdown Man reconstructed, 1912

Piltdown Man reconstructed, 1912
Piltdown Man, as imagined by Illustrated London News special artist Amedee Forestier, soon after the discovery of the bones was made public in 1912

Background imageSpear Collection: Bishamon God of Glory

Bishamon God of Glory
The impersonation of military prowess carries a spear in one hand, a pagoda symbolising power in the other : he inspires warriors to fight to the death for a heros glory

Background imageSpear Collection: Ancient Greek warships

Ancient Greek warships, the upper one with a turret. Date: BCE

Background imageSpear Collection: Spear thistle, Cirsium vulgare

Spear thistle, Cirsium vulgare (Carduus lanceolatus). Handcoloured copperplate engraving after an illustration by James Sowerby from James Smiths English Botany, London, 1793

Background imageSpear Collection: Edward III on a battlefield

Edward III on a battlefield
Edward III, King of England (1312-1377, reigned 1327-1377). Seen here on a battlefield in France. Date: 1312 - 1377

Background imageSpear Collection: French Cake-Walker

French Cake-Walker
According to the caption, the cakewalk was invented by the kangaroo, but that doesn t explain this ladys eccentric cakewalking costume - and is that a spear shes holding ?

Background imageSpear Collection: Mounted Gallic Chieftain

Mounted Gallic Chieftain
A chief of ancient Gaul, mounted on a horse with an animal skin as saddle, and without stirrups

Background imageSpear Collection: Costume / Men / Saxon Chief

Costume / Men / Saxon Chief
A Saxon warrior chief, fully equipped for battle in helmet and body armour, and carrying a long spear

Background imageSpear Collection: Mongo tribesman and wife, Belgian Congo, Central Africa

Mongo tribesman and wife, Belgian Congo, Central Africa
Mongo tribesman and his wife in the forest, Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of the Congo), Central Africa. Date: 1922

Background imageSpear Collection: Client: Ideal Home - Roden Norman

Client: Ideal Home - Roden Norman
Client: Ideal Home - Shoot to promote the selling of advertising space - the Advertisement Manager was Roden Norman (pictured). Date: circa late 1960s

Background imageSpear 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 imageSpear Collection: Tools of the Australian aborigines

Tools of the Australian aborigines
Tools and weapons of the Australian aborigines. Drinking vessel made of dulse leaf 1, stone knife 2, basket for shells 3, basket 4, shell necklace 5, spears 6-9, wooden sword 10, 12, shield 13

Background imageSpear Collection: Britons, tattooed Caledonians and Queen Boudica

Britons, tattooed Caledonians and Queen Boudica
Ancient Briton with spear and shield, naked Caledonians with woad tattoos, and Queen Boudica with wooden chariot. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Verico from Giulio Ferrarios Costumes Ancient

Background imageSpear Collection: Village witch doctor, Belgian Congo, Central Africa

Village witch doctor, Belgian Congo, Central Africa
Village witch doctor with his equipment, Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of the Congo), Central Africa. 1922

Background imageSpear Collection: Two Eritrean Warriors - Eritrea, East Africa

Two Eritrean Warriors - Eritrea, East Africa
circa 1910s

Background imageSpear Collection: Buffalo Belles Wild West Show

Buffalo Belles Wild West Show. One man, seven women. Leader in cowboy costume with bicycle and whip. Two in cowgirl costumes holding lassos, five in indian costume holding knives and a spear

Background imageSpear Collection: Hadendoa Warrior, Sudan - Fuzzy-Wuzzy by John Hassall - Union Jack Club Date: 1907

Hadendoa Warrior, Sudan - Fuzzy-Wuzzy by John Hassall - Union Jack Club Date: 1907

Background imageSpear Collection: 1940s East Africa Kenya Msai tribe women

1940s East Africa Kenya Msai tribe women Photograph by a British army recruitment officer stationed in East Africa and the Middle East during World War II

Background imageSpear Collection: View of the encampment of German and Roman armies

View of the encampment of German and Roman armies
View of the battle formation, encampment and entrenchment of German and Roman armies in ancient Germany. Roman legions with eagles, cavalry and barracks

Background imageSpear Collection: Skeleton of Death about to spear a Swiss soldier

Skeleton of Death about to spear a Swiss soldier on a battlefield, as another skeletal drummer advances behind them. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Wenceslaus Hollar from The Dance of Death by

Background imageSpear Collection: Utensils and tools of the Malagasy people of Madagascar

Utensils and tools of the Malagasy people of Madagascar. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Antonio Sasso from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient and Modern Costumes of all the Peoples of the World

Background imageSpear Collection: Gonaqua, extinct Khoikhoi people of South Africa

Gonaqua, extinct Khoikhoi people of South Africa
Gonaqua, extinct Khoikhoi people, who lived on the south coast between Algoa Bay and Mbhashe River. In fur capes, hats, beaded aprons and necklaces

Background imageSpear Collection: Portraits of Khoikhoi and Griqua men, South Africa

Portraits of Khoikhoi and Griqua men, South Africa
Portrait of Stoffel Speelman, a Khoikhoi of Hottentot man 1, and a chief of the Griqua or Kora people with hassagai (spear) and kirri (club) 2



All Professionally Made to Order for Quick Shipping