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by cannontickler
Tue Jun 12, 2012 8:32 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Regiment du Roi et Regiment de Conti
Replies: 0
Views: 1324

Regiment du Roi et Regiment de Conti

Regiment de Conti 1757 showing the bonnet with the flap turned down. http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_4QlVRfDC7rs/SpEh2PKv2hI/AAAAAAAADOg/k9wHqz5VXa4/s400/conti.jpg Regiment du Roi http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_4QlVRfDC7rs/SpEdc_k0wTI/AAAAAAAADOQ/jdSmenM3mKE/s400/bonnet.jpg http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_4QlVRfDC7r...
by cannontickler
Sun Jun 10, 2012 7:24 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Joseph Vernet SYW
Replies: 1
Views: 1232

Re: Joseph Vernet SYW

French port, Joseph Vernet SYW.
copy pic to file to be able to zoom in for amazing details within this painting.

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by cannontickler
Sun Jun 10, 2012 7:21 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Joseph Vernet SYW
Replies: 1
Views: 1232

Joseph Vernet SYW

detail of French triple cannon in French port, seven years war, Joseph Vernet

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by cannontickler
Sun Jun 10, 2012 1:20 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Interested in 18th C. reenacting
Replies: 14
Views: 3798

Re: Interested in 18th C. reenacting

Bucket wrote:thanks for your kind observation cannontickler... :crazy:


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
being serious for a mo though, thats all starting to look well cool, i deffo wanna come and play Minutemen, its a really good theme to base stuff around as well.
by cannontickler
Sun Jun 10, 2012 10:22 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Interested in 18th C. reenacting
Replies: 14
Views: 3798

Re: Interested in 18th C. reenacting

Hi Emma, i believe you've been in contact with us( Lexington Minutemen) we cover the early part of the American Rev War, 1775-1776, espcially Lexington/Concord and the retreat to Boston. I dont think Bret has given you this information, but we have a website, its still in the process of being produ...
by cannontickler
Wed Jun 06, 2012 8:02 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: ship building
Replies: 0
Views: 1096

ship building

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ripping timbers for the schooner

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frame of the schooner.
by cannontickler
Wed Jun 06, 2012 7:28 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Rev war tents etc
Replies: 0
Views: 1019

Rev war tents etc

some interesting gumph on Rev war tents.

http://revwar75.com/library/rees/shelter2.htm
by cannontickler
Sun Jun 03, 2012 7:10 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Ball Blocks
Replies: 10
Views: 3508

Re: Ball Blocks

Joolz wrote:Yes, but 'bullet boards' doesn't look like a rude word when you read it fast.......
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:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by cannontickler
Sun Jun 03, 2012 4:11 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Ball Blocks
Replies: 10
Views: 3508

Re: Ball Blocks

Hello mate, they are more commonly known as bullet boards, see an original at top of this link. http://woodsrunnersdiary.blogspot.co.uk/2010/05/more-flintlock-tools.html the more elaborate looking ones are probably 19th century fakes, although there are 18th century double board examples . Steve is...
by cannontickler
Thu May 31, 2012 5:34 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Pls help me some questions about the subject "British cultur
Replies: 5
Views: 1664

Re: Pls help me some questions about the subject "British cu

can one of the multitude of mod's on this forum nob this thread off to the general ignorance and drivel section.
this area of the forum is for proper subjects such as Thunderbirds and Captain scarlet chat,
Daleks still being a specialist subject of course.
by cannontickler
Sat May 26, 2012 6:51 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18th century street life
Replies: 37
Views: 9659

Re: 18th century street life

Carpenters hall Philadelphia http://www.ushistory.org/carpentershall/history/images/feast.jpg An awning shades the Tavern's entrance in this 18th-century print. At right is the Bank of Pennsylvania which rented Carpenters' Hall while this imposing structure was underway If ever a building embodied t...
by cannontickler
Sat May 26, 2012 8:29 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18th century street life
Replies: 37
Views: 9659

Re: 18th century street life

bit of a weedy pic, but if you copy it in and zoom its got some amazing detail.

A View of the Landing (of) the New England Forces in yee Expedition against Cape Breton, 1745"
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by cannontickler
Sat May 26, 2012 8:24 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18th century street life
Replies: 37
Views: 9659

Re: 18th century street life

oooh, suit you sir.......... Commodore the Honourable Augustus Keppel http://collections.rmg.co.uk/mediaLib/387/media-387796/large.jpg A three-quarter-length portrait slightly to left facing to right in captain's (over three years) undress uniform, 1748-67. This uniform was introduced in 1748 immed...
by cannontickler
Fri May 25, 2012 5:25 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18th century street life
Replies: 37
Views: 9659

Re: 18th century street life

Nah were not getting regimentally in any way, just the militia gear of 1770's is different from the 1750's. Civilian clothing styles have changed. So if you've got kit like the photo, does that mean your going to appear very flat and 2 dimensional on us?!?! In seriousness, if you have clothing that...
by cannontickler
Thu May 24, 2012 6:42 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18th century street life
Replies: 37
Views: 9659

Re: 18th century street life

So you need to turn up then.... btw would you like me to bring kitguide for the Minutmen to Weymouth smuggling event as i understand you'll be attending said event? who grassed me up, it was supposed to be a surprise, was going to merge into the masses in my mid 18th Naval kit and look all native l...
by cannontickler
Wed May 23, 2012 6:51 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18th century street life
Replies: 37
Views: 9659

Re: 18th century street life

I've just pinched matey here off the pirate brethren site, he's great i recon. http://www.portcities.org.uk/london/upload/img_400/PY3329.jpg The Greenwich pensioners' uniforms are navy blue. (Also a correction: originally the pensioners' uniforms were dark grey lined with blue, then brown between 1...
by cannontickler
Wed May 23, 2012 6:12 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18th century street life
Replies: 37
Views: 9659

Re: 18th century street life

Theres about a dozen of us aforesaid minutemen, all pushing to get our kit ready for our first proper show at bath, Weekend before 4th july. Then Kelmarsh, Should be good. You could say we can now claim to be a proper group see. :crazy: shut up you big tart, NO group is ever properly proper until i...
by cannontickler
Mon May 21, 2012 8:33 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18th century street life
Replies: 37
Views: 9659

Re: 18th century street life

This one a little more for us of the SYW favour, but a very interesting painting just on content alone. Johann Heinrich Tischbein the princes painting showing Wilhelms’ grandsons. http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-9qV-8rhgrDQ/T4L94O0qrsI/AAAAAAAAAOw/WD4kO7Em_WE/s1600/Tischbein-5498.jpg http://2.bp.blogspot....
by cannontickler
Fri May 18, 2012 8:32 pm
Forum: Creative Works
Topic: Chap casting a pewter stool in the sand on a beach
Replies: 3
Views: 2353

Re: Chap casting a pewter stool in the sand on a beach

hmmm, like his style, a true talent without any of the bull, which the best ones always are.
by cannontickler
Thu May 17, 2012 8:10 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18th century street life
Replies: 37
Views: 9659

Re: 18th century street life

a couple from one of my most favouritest artists, John Wootton. section detail from some of his works. George Henry Lee, 3rd Earl of Litchfield, and his Uncle the Hon. Robert Lee, Subsequently 4th Earl of Litchfield, Shooting in 'True Blue' Frock Coats John Wootton 1744 http://www.tate.org.uk/art/i...
by cannontickler
Thu May 17, 2012 7:13 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18th century street life
Replies: 37
Views: 9659

Re: 18th century street life

http://www.sonofthesouth.net/revolutionary-war/battles/revolutionary-war-minutemen.jpg i sort of really like this contemporary print of the Lexington minutemen as it gives a good idea for a line of fire. Mr. Droll wrote. How small do you have to be to qualify as a minuteman? Is the next step up a t...
by cannontickler
Wed May 16, 2012 5:34 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18th century street life
Replies: 37
Views: 9659

Re: 18th century street life

Still drooling over the fowling images........... :) Hey, each to their own fetish Mr. Stanley of the woods. Nice ideas for the Minutemen.............. the minutemen are a brilliant idea i recon, fills a gap in the market. I didn't catch up with how far the minutemen company had actually got last y...
by cannontickler
Tue May 15, 2012 7:47 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18th century street life
Replies: 37
Views: 9659

Re: 18th century street life

steve stanley wrote:Still drooling over the fowling images........... :)


Hey, each to their own fetish Mr. Stanley of the woods.
by cannontickler
Tue May 15, 2012 7:46 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18th century street life
Replies: 37
Views: 9659

Re: 18th century street life

If you want to be nice to Grania CT make her one of these http://noteworthy.zasu.us/composers/Mozart_WA/fantasy_c_minor_kv385f_completion/restored%20single-action%20Harp.jpg or http://www.palacepianos.com/en/uploads/harps/1266852676_cousineau-harp-1.jpg With some OTT carving, just no mystikal kelti...
by cannontickler
Mon May 14, 2012 7:50 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18th century street life
Replies: 37
Views: 9659

Re: 18th century street life

field marshal von Reech wrote . "but we'd also like people to see the softer, more genteel side of our natures (So, judging from the selection of illustrations above, we're going to wander about slaughtering wildlife and swilling port in seedy dives. Game on!) " I thought you said you were...

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