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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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 booka bound to make errors. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date.
I’d also cross-reference the flags on the same plate before using them as a painting guide. Le Chevallier Blanc – Sans peur et sans reproche Tintin, 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 straw yellow waistcoats and breeches.
They created three long stories until and a ufncken of short ones until Both Fred as well as Liliane collaborated on stories and artwork to the point that their work is indistinguishable from one another. Accurate or not, they are still beautiful books, and collectors’ items in their own right. If you want to help us continue and improve our ever- expanding database, we would appreciate your donation through Paypal. It’s not really a matter of guesswork. If you want to be sure about something consult other sources too.
Fred already published his first commercial drawings for a local paper. Boiks must say it confused me a bit then with the short captions of illustrations with no other details.
When the expiry date is reached your computer deletes the cookie. Harald le Viking – L’Escale de la peur If you have persistent cookies enabled as well, then we will be able to remember you across browser restarts and computer reboots. 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. They created the naval series ‘Harald le Viking’ in at the request of the publisher.
Sometimes, we also use a cookie to keep track of your trolley contents. Funfken years and death The Funckens continued to work with Duval in the s and s.
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 bopks plates fjncken based on and whether they are reliable or not, unless of course you do some extensive cross-referencing.
They do contain more than their share of mistakes though: Regarding boks Funcken books in general, it depends a lot on how old they are and how much ground they attempt to cover in just pages.
Nevertheless, I enjoy them and treasure them as part of my collection of uniform information.
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I have the very battered two Funcken books on the Napoleonic Wars, they were my very first uniform reference books boks the pages are covered in spots of paint from my beginning days as a figure painter to prove it. In both cases you should know how to switch cookies back on! Between and they made over 1, drawings for the series ‘L’Histoire du Monde’ by abbot J.
Email address subscribed successfully. In she and Fred first met while she funclen designing displays for Innovation. Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name. Fred Funcken passed away in Brussels on 16 May at age 91, Liliane on 26 Septemberat age Bolks have other, more up to date and detailed books for that. This said, I do agree with Roly that they can’t be beat for nostalgia value. Liliane co-wrote, inked and colorized her husband’s drawings, but occasionally illustrated too.
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About the Hessian plates in the Soldiers of America volume: It’s never big errors but funckfn errors. They are olovely, with all that braid and lace, but I wonder how much is guesswork.
Fred and Liliane Funcken
But for all their shortcomings the Funcken books provided a wealth of then hard to come by information funcmen an attractive, accessible and most of all affordable format. Le Comte de Monte-Cristo Tintin, They also made new stories with ‘Le Chevalier Blanc’ fromthis time in cooperation with Didier Convard.
Funcjen biggest methodological problem with the Funckens is that they almost never state their sources, and when they do they only do so in the vaguest possible way. I have some old battered copies of the Lace Wars books, which I treasure. All mainstream modern browsers have cookies enabled by default, so if you’ve been directed to this page it probably means you’re uisng a weird and wonderful browser of your own choosing, or have disabled cookies yourself.
Cookies come in two flavours – persistent and transient. I treat them carefully funckem and have a nostalgic fondness for them, but I don’t rely on them as a source these days.