This military ClipArt gallery offers 111 illustrations of armor commonly used in battle including full suits of plate, chain, and mail armors, as well as pieces of armor, such as shields and helmets, and armor for horses.
"1, Hausse-col (a) attached to the brigandline, 15th century. GORGET. A piece of armor protecting the…
"2, Hausse-col (a) worn over mail, early 15th century. GORGET. A piece of armor protecting the throat…
"Gothic Style of Armor. Monument of Count Otto IV of Henneberg." — The Encyclopedia Britannica,…
Armor worn by the Greek soldiers as art armor.
A habergeon, or coat of mail, used by soldiers during medieval times.
A head protector used by ancient tribes in Africa.
Heaume, early 13th century.
Heaume, early 15th century.
Heaume, early 15th century.
This illustration shows the gems worn on the breast plate of the high priest of the Hebrews. Each of…
The oldest use of helmets was by Ancient Greek soldiers, who wore thick leather or bronze helmets to…
"Fan-crest, about 1350. A form of crest common in the middle ages at different periods, as in the reign…
Full-barred helmet, protects entire face.
An open helmet, which covers only the head, ears, and neck.
Esquire's sidelong helmet, with visor shut.
King's full-faced helmet, with six bars.
Knight's full-faced helmet of steel. Open visor.
Five-barred noble's helmet.
A horse with battle armor.
Jambes, or armor footwear.
Knight in complete armor
An illustration of a knight sitting on a horse wearing a full suit of armor.
Heavily armored knights engaged in battle.
An illustration of a 13th century mask of steel.
The 'mitten' superseded the gauntlet of the 14th century. Rather than having separate, unjointed fingers,…
Armor worn by the Roman soldiers; art armor.
Armor worn by the Roman soldiers as scale armor.
A buckler, or small round shield.
A horsemen's helmet viewed from the front.
A horsemen's helmet viewed from the side.
A spanish helmet.
Small plates are sewn onto cloth, overlapping. "Scale-armor of the Early Middle Ages." -Whitney, 1911
A Roman scutum shield.
"A skull-cap of steel worn sometimes under and sometimes over the camail." -Whitney, 1911
A shield showing the semé pattern of Fleurs-de-lis.
A round, handheld shield used as military armor.
This shield is made out of iron. It is cut in fanciful technique and inlaid with gold and silver.
A Norman kite shield of the 10th or 11th century, considered the beginning of the High Middle Ages.
A shield of mounted men-at-arms from the first half of the 13th century, considered the High Middle…
An illustration of a knight and three men at arms wearing iron armors during the fourteenth century.
Armor worn by Spaniards in their conquests of the New World.
"Steel Armet, about A.D. 1450. A, calotte or cap; a, neck-guard riveted to A, and having a prolongation…
A man wearing a full suit of armor riding a horse.
"The targe of the Scottish Highlands, composed of wood and leather, and studded with brass decoratively…
An illustration of fourteenth century tournament of knights wearing armor from Romance of King Maliadus…