Foil fencing; France, c. 1905

Bet the body wrap isn't FIE-rated

Bet the body wrap isn't FIE-rated

…and who wouldn’t like to help these ladies achieve proper form in the lunge!

4 responses to “Foil fencing; France, c. 1905

  1. Love the blog, but coulda used a NSFW warning on this one.

  2. fencingclassics

    Not safe for work? I’ve seen more meat at KFC!

  3. When men fight, they cover themselves up in armor. When women fight, they go topless? I wonder what the artist is trying to portray.

  4. She’s definitely going to have a “well-turned ankle” if she keeps rolling her foot on the lunge!

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