Results 1 – 16 of L’uniforme et Les Armes Des Soldats Du Premier Empire, Volume 1 Only. by Liliane et Fred Funcken. Arms and Uniforms: The Age of Chivalry, Part 2. Fred Funcken, Liliane Funcken. Arms and Uniforms: The Age of Chivalry, Part 3. Liliane Funcken, Fred Funcken. Alibris has new & used books by Liliane And Fred Funcken, including hardcovers , softcovers, rare, out-of-print first editions, signed copies, and more.

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Granted, their books were not academic works and I doubt their readers would have cared much for footnotes and extensive appendices, but in the absence of any research background you simply cannot tell what the plates are based on and whether they are reliable or not, unless of course you do some extensive cross-referencing.

This said, I do agree with Roly that they can’t be beat for nostalgia value. Their work is characterized by a realistic, precise style which gives their comics a classic touch. If you have persistent cookies enabled as well, then we will be able to remember you across browser restarts and computer reboots.

For that only, they should be given credit even if more recent offerings have made them somewhat obsolete. Le Chevallier Blanc – Sans peur et sans reproche Tintin, Nevertheless, I enjoy them and treasure them as part of my collection of uniform information.

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Cookies are little nuggets of information that web servers store on your computer to make it easier for them to keep track of your browsing session. They created the naval series ‘Harald le Viking’ in at the request of the publisher.

They fell in love, married and started a life-long professional relationship. I would love to get my hands on the Napoleonic volumes one day — again, not necessarily for reference, but just because they are so nice. Please click the link in that email to activate your subscription. I’d also cross-reference the flags on the same plate before using them as a painting guide.


About the Hessian plates in the Soldiers of America volume: I have some old battered copies of the Lace Wars books, which I treasure. Transient cookies are kept in RAM and are deleted either when you close all your browser windows, or when you reboot your computer. A activation email has been sent to you. While most were one-shot stories, they’ve also created actual series like ‘Le Chevalier Blanc”Harald le Viking”Jack Diamond”Lieutenant Burton”Capitan’ and ‘Doc Silver’ They were written a long time ago late 60’s and back then a lot of the information that is now available just wasn’t available to Fred and Lilianne Funcken.

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Books by Liliane Funcken

Accurate or not, fyncken are still beautiful books, and collectors’ items in their own right. If I remember right from some conversations fkncken alot of people, the Lace Wars books are real close to being accurate.

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Comic books original art from FUNCKEN Fred

But they were a pain to use for reference, as the picture keys did not match the pictures in some case French army particularly. According to the authors, this comic was the first continental series to be published in English.

But I must say the Funcken book was a nice primer. Meanwhile, around the same time, Liliane Schorils worked as an executive secretary for the department store Innovation in Brussels. Fubcken to our newsletter Some error text Name.


I treat them carefully now and have a nostalgic fondness for them, but I don’t rely on them as a source these days. Regarding the Funcken books in general, it depends a lot on how old they are and how much ground they attempt to cover in just pages. When the expiry date is funckdn your computer deletes the cookie.

The stories followed a heroic knight who always dressed in white. It really got me into Napoleonic uniforms, as well as other periods, like Frederick the Great or the Franco-Prussian War, etc.

For example, at loot. I’m not saying that their books are crap, some are real good and I use them all the time, but just don’t take everything you see in them for granted.

Liliane co-wrote, inked and colorized her husband’s drawings, but occasionally illustrated too. In both cases you should know how to switch cookies back on! The two Lace Wars books are actually decent efforts considering they were produced some 30 years ago.

If you want to help us continue and improve our ever- expanding database, we would appreciate your donation through Paypal. The Funckens also got some of the Prussian uniforms wrong, giving lapels to regiments which didn’t have any IR 35 being one and giving white smallclothes to regiments with funfken yellow waistcoats and breeches. Le Comte de Monte-Cristo Tintin, I know that they did the best possible research at the time but they were not specialized in ALL the periods that they did books on so they were bound to make errors.

I will often take a quick look at the Funcken books to give me a general idea of what the uniform should look like.

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