Flags of the Napoleonic Wars (2) : Austria, Britian, by Terence Wise

By Terence Wise

From the Liebfahne and Ordinärfahne of Austria, to the eagle and wreath of Russia, the flags of the Napoleonic Wars comprised quite a number designs and hues. the second one in a chain of 3 volumes targeting flags of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815), this booklet examines the styles, colours and guidons of Austria, Britain, Prussia and Russia, delivering an extraordinary glimpse into an often-overlooked topic in Napoleonic background. The textual content is filled with illustrations all through, together with colour plates, sketches and tables detailing flag editions, styles and inspection shades.

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Blue/yellow I. blue yellow Velik·lutsk C A yellow/black yellow black 8/'/'798 ,8/9/'797 Riazsk A A 1/2/1799 15/ 11 /1798 Riazan A A green strawberry Sevastopol C A sky blue/ brown Selenguinsk C A red/black Smolensk C A bronze/green Sofia C B red/green Old Inkermanland C B I. green/ pink Staroskol yellow/red pink 21/1/1799 yellow/violet yellow/violet 21/1/1799 pink white 1/11/1797 C C A Souzdal D 'ro Sievsk C B I. red/turquoise d. red turquoise Viborg C A yellow/red "d yellow I. blue violet Viatska C A I.

The other three heavy cavalry regiments had standards: see Plates E I and E2. Known details of the flags carried are set out in Table D. Colour details for the eagle and wreaths remain unchanged. Prussia: Table C Cuirassiers pre- I 807 Regiment Ptlttml FilM CnrtTt Fringe & Embroitiny I: Buddenbrock· AI 2: Prinz v. Preussen 3: Leibregt zu BII yellow mauve white white silver silver gold silver gold silver silver gold gold black green silver silver white silver gold gold gold gold gold m. blue orange white silver silver white silver gold gold gold gold AI Pferoe 4: Gessler AI mauve 5: Markgraf BII I.

Green/ pink Staroskol yellow/red pink 21/1/1799 yellow/violet yellow/violet 21/1/1799 pink white 1/11/1797 C C A Souzdal D 'ro Sievsk C B I. red/turquoise d. red turquoise Viborg C A yellow/red "d yellow I. blue violet Viatska C A I. blue/violet Dniepr C yellow black/white C C A yellow/black Ekaterinbourg lUrquoise/red turquoise "d Yeletz C E I. green/ strawberry strawberry/ I. green white Kabardinsk C C A violet/pink Kazan D violet/yellow Kexholm A A pink Koslov 28 C A pink/black '5/9/' 798 5/4/'798 27/ 10 /1798 8/3/'798 9/'/' 798 fi/9/'798 violet black 7/"/'797 turquoise sufficient variations to distinguish all regiments.

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