Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Historical Image Bank

Just a quick update. I don't usually post updates about other sites, but the Military and Historical Image Bank is worthy of an exception to this rule. They have a wonderful collection of color plates for the American War of Independence as well as several other black powder periods. The plates are searchable and well cataloged. This is a commercial site. They sell these images and what's on-line are watermarked samples. They are however, still extremely useful to us wargamers for painting guides and research.


Christopher(aka Axebreaker) said...

Not surprising considering it's packed full with the master of the brush Don Troiani.Indeed,if someone is not familiar with his work,then it's a must see.

Giles said...

This is indeed a very useful reference tool, and it's interesting to see the debates that psring up about how Troiani has painted particular units (e.g. the Volunteers of Ireland). The illustration of the 71st Foot is my excuse for painting the 71st in trews!