Thursday, July 22, 2010

Feldmarschall Graf Daun

To introduce the Austrian Army, we begin with the Army Commander, the Field-Marshall Graf Leopold Daun, here as depicted by Menzel:

and here on a standard 1.5" square Army Coomander base:

The fancy yellow-clad foot figure is taken from this delightful picture:

which can be found in the 1762 Bautzener Bilderhandschrift as reproduced by L.-H. Thümmler (Die Osterreichische Armee im Siebenjahrigen Krieg, Brandenburgisches Verlaghaus)

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