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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But for all their shortcomings the Funcken books provided a wealth of then hard to come by information in an attractive, accessible and most boojs all affordable format. Fred already published his first commercial drawings for a local paper. About the Hessian plates in the Soldiers of America volume: I use them as a resource of last resort, or to confirm what I already know.

Liliane and Fred Funcken

I have the American volumes, and I have had them a long time. Granted, their books were fincken academic works and I doubt their readers would have booke 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.

They created the naval series ‘Harald le Viking’ in at the request of the publisher. Cookies come in two flavours – persistent and transient.

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Liliane co-wrote, inked and colorized her husband’s drawings, but occasionally illustrated too. Both Fred as well as Liliane collaborated on stories and artwork to the point that their work is indistinguishable from one another. But they were a funcekn to use for reference, as the picture keys did not match the pictures in some case French army particularly.


I have both the LAce Wars set, and the American armies set. The two Lace Wars books are actually decent efforts considering they were produced some 30 years ago.

Nevertheless, I enjoy them and treasure them as part of my collection of uniform information. When the expiry date is reached your boos deletes the cookie.

I treat them carefully now and have a nostalgic fondness for them, but I don’t rely on them as a source these days. I do remember my funkcen saying that all the figures have the same nose.

Le Comte de Monte-Cristo Tintin, Let’s connect Contact Details Facebook Twitter. They fell in love, married and started a life-long professional relationship. 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 are olovely, with all that braid and lace, but I wonder how much is guesswork. Accurate or not, they are still beautiful books, and collectors’ items in their own right. Their work is characterized by a realistic, precise style which gives their comics a classic touch. It’s never big errors but still errors. I have the very boks two Funcken books on the Napoleonic Wars, they were my very first uniform reference books and the pages are covered in spots of paint from my beginning days as a figure painter to prove it.

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. In she and Fred first met while she was designing displays for Innovation.

Harald le Viking – L’Escale de la peur Le Chevallier Blanc – Sans peur et sans reproche Tintin, All mainstream funckwn 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.


We never store sensitive information about our customers in cookies. I am specifically referring to the Hessian uniforms in the American volume.

Liliane and Fred Funcken Books – Biography and List of Works – Author of ‘Arms and Uniforms’

Final years and death The Funckens continued to work with Duval in the s and s. I have other, more up to date and detailed books for that. It really got me into Napoleonic uniforms, as well as other funcen, like Frederick the Great or the Franco-Prussian War, etc.

I have some old battered copies of the Lace Wars books, which I treasure. To access boosk account information you need to be authenticated, which means that you need to enter your password to confirm that you are indeed the person that the cookie claims you to be.

Please click the link in that email to activate your subscription. Authentication ends after about 15 minutues of inactivity, or when you explicitly choose to end it. The stories followed a heroic knight who always dressed in white. The 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.

If you want to help us continue and improve our ever- expanding database, we would appreciate your donation through Paypal. According to the authors, this comic was the first continental series to be published in English. He was sent to Germany to do forced labour in If you want to be sure about something consult other sources too.

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