French soldiers of the early 17th century - "These French soldiers wear a style of clothing common through much of Western Europe in the early seventeenth century. Note the musket rest carried by the man at left, and the pike carried by the man in the background. Mid-19th century engraving after a drawing by Alfred de Marbot."
Drummer Regiment Saint-Germaine-Beauprè, Fusilier Regiment Montluc and Lieutenant Colorbearer Regiment Maillé, 1702-1714, (artist unknown). Help eliminate poor pinning! If you know the artist and can supply a link, please update this pin. Thank you!