These Roman shoes were found between 1979 and 1982 during archaeological excavations at Bar Hill fort on the Antonine Wall. Roman soldiers built the Antonine Wall across Scotland in the years AD 139-141
The origin of the Creeper goes deep: first appearing after World War II, when soldiers rocked sturdy, crepe-soled military issue boots at London clubs—and did a dance called The Creep. In the 70s, the shoe’s distinctive look was adopted by various subcultures, including punk and goth. Fast forward to today: the women’s Masha Creeper is a fashion-forward look inspired by the goth subculture’s penchant for strappy boots. It’s perfect capper to your mysterious Victorian air, with a chunky…
'Graffiti artist Banksy strikes again'. This is a very famous piece of Banksy, I like the way it is political, having a soldier frisked by a member of the public is cool because it is like 'putting the shoe on the other foot sort of thing'. Almost saying' why should the people get searched by police but we cannot search them?' (Banksy, 2007.)
Acting Sergeant Jake McNiece (US Army paratrooper of the 101st Airborne Division) with warpaint and mohawk ready to drop into Normandy, June 1944. He was the leader of the Filthy Thirteen - an elite demolition unit whose exploits inspired the novel move "The Dirty Dozen"