środa, 12 czerwca 2019

Christian Tolkien (1706-1791) in the artillery uniform

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Would you like to see how the uniform of J. R. R. Tolkien's great-great-great-grandfather looked? How Christian Tolkien (1706-1791) looked as an artillerist of the Garnison Danzig (Gdańsk Garrison)? Mr Jan Czop prepared this drawing with the Gdańsk uniforms (Gdańsk soldiers served their town and served Polish kings):
Drawing by Jan Czop
On the left a cannonier from the Company of Artillery in Gdańsk (1752)
Drawing by Jan Czop

For the Facebook page of today's Gdańsk Garrison see here. Gdańsk has a wonderful reconstruction group. See the photos:
Photo by Garnizon Gdańsk
Photo by Garnizon Gdańsk
Photo by Garnizon Gdańsk

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