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Red and the importance of rich colors in society.

Sticking out like a sore thumb? For more than 150 years, British soldiers marched into battle wearing red coats adorned with bright coloured.

"I know that my people are not on the horses, /  but are out on the horizon, /  under the smoke, shooting and hacking, /  working endless horrors on one another, /  bleeding into the history books /  the duke’s reputation as a great warrior." —from "On Seeing a Painting of the Battle of Blenheim"

The Duke of Marlborough at the Battle of Blenheim (scene from the tapestry at Blenheim Palace)

prussian infantry. Pre-Friedrich II era(before 1740 maybe)

prussian infantry. Pre-Friedrich II era(before 1740 maybe)

Dating Photographs by Children's Clothing | Porter Photo Repair

BOYS 1889 clothes remained the very much the same as the previous decade. Long ties, similar to the ones men wear today, become increasingly popular for boys by Romper suits become available for very young boys.

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World War I French Uniform - French men of WWI traditionally wore red pantaloons, long frock coats and Kepi hat

british regiments

british regiments

British uniform during the American War of Independence (Revolutionary War).

One of the redcoat uniforms worn by British soldiers in the American Revolution at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.