Costume :Lieutenant Charles Christophe Davenport
Source :Flight of the Valkyrie, Steampunk
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo October 2008

Costume Photos

Reporting for Duty

A Wondrous Discovery

For Her Majesty and Himself!

A High Vantage Point

Ready for Inspection

Prepare to Move

Behind Enemy Lines

Backpack Finished!

Steampunk London

Over the Hill and Far Away.....

For the Empire

The Soldier and the Skypirates!


Costume Information

Cost : £250+
Awards : Best Entertainment - London MCM Expo October '08 ### 3rd Place Kitacon April '09
Time Taken : About 2 months

Lieutenant Charles Christophe Davenport is somewhat of a prodigy, passing through the British Army academy with flying colours and destined for great things. However, to distance himself from his father, a celebrated war veteran and General, he opted to take a position on board the HMS Valkyrie. As the Valkyrie's presence is taboo (state-sanctioned piracy is often carried out in this world, but rarely open) taking this posting was a form of rebellion against the path his father had chosen for him. Davenport is trained especially well to lead a platoon of twenty men on the Valkyrie for use in boarding missions.

Davenport wears a standard military uniform, the red coat and white pith helmet as standard, but with some modifications. As they are using chloroform, himself and his platoon are all equipped with breathing apparatus and as such are often seen wearing lower-face masks when on board an enemy vessel. He carries a large gun capable of firing chloroform canisters as well as larger shells when the need arises but also uses a pistol as a sidearm. Davenport is a prankster when he is off duty and highly sarcastic, has a very dry wit and is considered funny and generally liked by all. When on duty he is the model soldier and extremely well disciplined!

One of my favourite costumes i've done, took a fair while to make but I like how it turned out.


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by sjbonnar on Monday, 13 October, 2008 - 22:51
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by ryaoki on Tuesday, 28 October, 2008 - 20:25
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by Fishyfins on Friday, 13 March, 2009 - 10:34
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by Captain_Marvelous on Friday, 13 March, 2009 - 13:39
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Dude, that backpack is amazing!

by sjbonnar on Tuesday, 24 March, 2009 - 20:31
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Simply incredible!!

by PKNIVES on Tuesday, 7 April, 2009 - 18:33

I loved your outfit at Kitcon. You were an inspiration!

by Jeff_Kamiki_Jurai on Thursday, 23 April, 2009 - 02:24
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amazing sir, really increadible I love the french guys outfit as well really nice

by Captain_Marvelous on Saturday, 25 April, 2009 - 11:29
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So epic. I love this cosplay. Great work

by Sephirayne on Friday, 10 July, 2009 - 12:17
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awesome photos!!!!!!!!! More love for steampunk

by Naraku on Thursday, 18 March, 2010 - 01:13