Most of these images may be of imaginary cantinieres such as in the
paper cut out Soldiers from 1800s France that include cantinieres with every printed regiment.
Even the Papal Guard.
These women may be locals rather than army women or cantinieres...
....as well as this woman.
Artist Domenico Induno liked this pose so well...
..he used it again.
"TYPES DE L'ARMEE DE GARIBALDI CALABRAIS" gravure 1860
There are ceremonial cantinieres in Italy today.
Some with reenactment units of the Napoleonic Wars
Others from the 1850s and 60s.