Foil Fencers; Germany, c. 1920


The Roaring Twenties

The Roaring Twenties

Female foil fencing phalanx…

This private photograph for the Frauenfechtabteilung (Women’s Fencing Squad) of the Wiesbaden Fechtklub depicts the female fencing gear of the period. At that time, Italian fencing techniques were firmly entrenched in Germany… a fact reflected in the type of foil tucked in by each fencer.

2 responses to “Foil Fencers; Germany, c. 1920

  1. This is great. What wonderful images you’ve shared.

  2. Wow very cool pic. Thanks for sharing.

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