Ian Sumner, Richard Hook's British Colours & Standards 1747–1881 (1) Cavalry PDF

By Ian Sumner, Richard Hook

During this first of a two-part series a revered vexillologist describes, explains and illustrates a large choice of the criteria and guidons carried throughout the 18th and nineteenth centuries by way of British loved ones, general, Yeomanry and Volunteer cavalry devices. The successive rules among 1747 and 1868 are supported by means of tables of 'ancient badges' and conflict honours; by way of many examples of non-regulation perform (in the cavalier culture of the British cavalry); and by means of ten stunning plates by means of Richard Hook, detailing a few 35 flags in complete color.

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