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Drawings made c.1502, Västergötland, Sweden, by Paul Dolnstein


Drawings from c. 1502 by the German soldier of fortune (Landsknecht) Paul Dolnstein, who himself participated in the Danish army.

The original drawings are probably kept in the State Archives of Weimar in Germany.

Text links to the larger images:
A Light Horseman c.1502, Västergötland, Sweden, by Paul Dolnstein
Light Horsemen c.1502, Västergötland, Sweden, by Paul Dolnstein
Battle at Old Älvsborg Castle in 1502, Västergötland, Sweden, by Paul Dolnstein
Two soldiers in battle at Old Älvsborg Castle in 1502, Västergötland, Sweden, by Paul Dolnstein
Ritter und Landsknecht in 1502, Västergötland, Sweden, by Paul Dolnstein
Siege of lvsborgs in 1502, Västergötland, Sweden, by Paul Dolnstein



See also A Gethsemane Scene with Soldiers Represented as Danish. A Fresco in Birket Church, Lolland Island, Denmark, c.1520.
Other Scandinavian Illustrations of Costume and Soldiers
Other 16th Century Illustrations of Costume and Soldiers