[TMP] "What an 'authentic' VSF adventuress should look like" my kinda hats!<3

[TMP] "What an 'authentic' VSF adventuress should look like" my kinda hats!<3

Pith helmet - Wikipedia

Pith helmet - Wikipedia

A studio portrait of Winston Churchill in tropical uniform with pith helmet, spurs and sword before a backdrop depicting the pyramids - 1898

A studio portrait of Winston Churchill in tropical uniform with pith helmet, spurs and sword before a backdrop depicting the pyramids - 1898

S018172 WAFFEN-SS FIRST PATTERN TROPICAL PITH HELMET. (Tropenhelm) BACKGROUND: Originally tropical uniforms, headgear and equipment were first developed and introduced in late 1940 and early 1941 for wear by DAK, Deutsches Afrika Korps, (German Africa Corps), army personnel serving in North Africa. As the Waffen-SS were not engaged in North Africa they were not originally included in the issue of tropical items. Regulations issued in early 1941 actually prohibited Waffen-SS personnel from…

S018172 WAFFEN-SS FIRST PATTERN TROPICAL PITH HELMET. (Tropenhelm) BACKGROUND: Originally tropical uniforms, headgear and equipment were first developed and introduced in late 1940 and early 1941 for wear by DAK, Deutsches Afrika Korps, (German Africa Corps), army personnel serving in North Africa. As the Waffen-SS were not engaged in North Africa they were not originally included in the issue of tropical items. Regulations issued in early 1941 actually prohibited Waffen-SS personnel from…

victorian Pith helmet.. The pith helmet (also known as the safari helmet, sun helmet, topee, sola topee, salacot or topi is a lightweight cloth-covered helmet made of cork or pith, typically pith from the sola, Aeschynomene aspera, an Indian swamp plant, or A. paludosa, or a similar plant. Designed to shade the wearer's head and face from the sun, pith helmets were often worn by people of European origin in the tropics, but have also been used in other contexts.

victorian Pith helmet.. The pith helmet (also known as the safari helmet, sun helmet, topee, sola topee, salacot or topi is a lightweight cloth-covered helmet made of cork or pith, typically pith from the sola, Aeschynomene aspera, an Indian swamp plant, or A. paludosa, or a similar plant. Designed to shade the wearer's head and face from the sun, pith helmets were often worn by people of European origin in the tropics, but have also been used in other contexts.

2nd Bn.  The Black Watch Peshawar, 1906 pictures from my collection. - Page 114

2nd Bn. The Black Watch Peshawar, 1906 pictures from my collection. - Page 114

Just found a wicked adventure reenactment group on Flickr called the Pith Helmet Adventurers. Awesome beardage!

Just found a wicked adventure reenactment group on Flickr called the Pith Helmet Adventurers. Awesome beardage!

A Study of the British Officer on Active Service in South Africa 1899 – 1902 | Military Sun Helmets

A Study of the British Officer on Active Service in South Africa 1899 – 1902 | Military Sun Helmets

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