Paradoxically, the latter proved better at absorbing the impact of musket balls when used for breastplates
- an early version of a bullet-proof vest.
The ends of her breastplate
are terminated with imitation elks teeth to add weight and movement to the bottom of her breastplate
In June 2007 he sold an Italian etched and gilt breastplate
in fine condition, dated around 1590.
Healy's imagination is powerful enough, one would have thought, but he tells us that breastplates
connect him to Australian colonialism 'as imagined in Nick Cave's Gothic nightmare, a depraved and intolerably miserable world of everyday brutality, fratricide and hate' (p.
This exhibit includes breastplates
showing heroines from different eras such as a Cherokee grandmother or Celtic warrior.
Riding immaculately groomed horses, the straight backed soldiers wear elaborate ceremonial dress consisting of shiny breastplates
, plumed helmets, thigh length black boots, completed with red tunics for the Life Guards and navy ones for the Blues and Royals.
The president's wife, Madame Liu Yongqing was with the Duke of Edinburgh in the next carriage, followed by four landaus full of official visitors and accompanied by more than 100 members of the Household Cavalry in their shiny breastplates
and plumed helmets riding on horseback Scores of cheering Chinese supporters waving red Chinese flags were also out in force and many ran along the pavements at the side of the Mall to try to keep up with the leader's ornate black and gold carriage.
OK, so Roger Ebert says the movie is a farce that sinks a thousand Hollywood ships, but if it's spectacle you're after - or Brad Pitt and Orlando Bloom in shiny breastplates
- look no further than Cinema World or Cinemark starting today.
The riders number two hundred million, they wear breastplates
the color of fire, sapphire and sulfur, and they come from the great river Euphrates.
Current work includes petroglyphs on canvas with birchbark frames as well as a series of rawhide personal shields and breastplates
These days we take off our breastplates
and boots, wish each other goodnight and go out for a cappuccino.
As for Felix: the ballet, it was again one of those gimmick-laden landscapes featuring skateboards, outsized beach balls, Valkyrie breastplates
and a floppy octopus arm.