Category: art institute of chicago

victoriansword: A few pieces from the Art Ins…

victoriansword:

A few pieces from the Art Institute of Chicago’s small but excellent display of European arms and armour. These photos are for @qsy-complains-a-lot in particular.

Viking Era Swords, Art Institute of ChicagoFrom the Deering…

Viking Era Swords, Art Institute of Chicago

From the Deering Family Galleries of Medieval and Renaissance Art, Arms, and Armor at the Art Institute of Chicago. I’m sorry I can’t be more specific–I didn’t get pics of the labels.

The Guard of the Electors of Saxony The Deering Family…

The Guard of the Electors of Saxony

The Deering Family Galleries of Medieval and Renaissance Art, Arms, and Armor at the Art Institute of Chicago

The Guard of the Dukes of Bruswick-Lüneburg The Deering…

The Guard of the Dukes of Bruswick-Lüneburg

The Deering Family Galleries of Medieval and Renaissance Art, Arms, and Armor at the Art Institute of Chicago

The Papal Swiss Guards The Deering Family Galleries of Medieval…

The Papal Swiss Guards

The Deering Family Galleries of Medieval and Renaissance Art, Arms, and Armor at the Art Institute of Chicago