Monsieur Ducel of the Mameluke de la Garde.Nopte added note also the popularity of the Mameluke de la Garde, with Prince Philip, opposite, who is also sporting the same sword, no doubt a more costly version.
Napoleon's warriors stand proud decades after the Battle of Waterloo
A Victorian Hussar in all his swaggering magnificence. Taliban fighters, slung with ammunition belts and weaponry and boasting similar facial hair, continue to favour this rather operatic style of military masculinity.
Ottoman from Trebizond, wearing a large kama sword and holding a rifle. From:Les costumes populaires de la Turquie en 74 photographic plates by Pascal Sebah, published by the Imperial Ottoman Commission for the "Exposition Universelle" of Vienna in
The only surviving images of veterans of the Napoleonic Wars