Monthly Archives: January 2009

Foil Fencing; USA, c. 1930

 

A perfect lunge

A perfect lunge

Perfect form in foil fencing…

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Épée Duelists; Germany, c. 1930

 

The lost fencers of Karlsruhe

The lost fencers of Karlsruhe

This statue used to adorn a German city park…

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Smallsword; European, c. 1770

Now you see me, now you don't...

Now you see me, now you don't...

The first smallsword-on-Flecktarn-camo picture…

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Walking stick fencing; France, 1904

 

Roughhouse leads to tears...

Roughhouse leads to tears...

One could think this was a duel…

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Foil Fencer; Russia, c. 1949

 

Cold War Fencer

Cold War Fencer

The beginnings of the Russian fencing machine…

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Saber Fencers; Argentina, c. 1900

 

Praticing saber fencing in the Pampa

Saber fencing in the Pampa

Rare footage from Latin America…

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Singlestick; Britain, c. 1900-1990

 

Wickerwork Singlestick

Wickerwork Singlestick

Underwater Baskethilt Weaving…

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Épée fencer; France, c. 1890

 

Spelter skelter

Spelter skelter

A nice addition to any gentleman’s study…

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Das Deutsche Hiebfechten vor dem europäischen Hintergrund

Trotz seiner heutigen Populär-Identifikation mit nationalistischen Strömungen ist das Hiebfechten der deutschen Studenten fest in europäische Traditionen eingebunden.

 

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German foil; Germany, c. 1790

 

German-style foil

German-style foil

German-style foil with clues to the use of the leather pad…

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