Bearskin


JMA_England_Windsor_bearskin Seen during the guard change at the Windsor Castle, England


Sightseeing in England sooner or later you will see guards or soldiers in ceremonial military uniforms. An important part of the ceremonial uniform is the bearskin, a tall fur cap. In the past times bearskins were used on battlefields. Today, they are only a part of a ceremonial outfit. In Europe besides England in Italy, Belgium, Scotland, Denmark and the Netherlands.