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Fencing Arms & Artifacts - 2021.001 - IMG-01.jpg
First in a two-part series on fencing in America, from it's early days up to the date of publication. Includes details on notable schools, clubs, instructors and fencers as well as the Amateur Fencers League of America, the difficulties of judging…

Fencing Arms & Artifacts - 2020.023 - IMG-01.jpg
Newspaper article with photographs describing the use of an umbrella for self defense. Techniques created by the Institute for Physical Culture in Philadelphia in response to increasing robbery of women. The cause of the increase, the author claims,…

Fencing Arms & Artifacts - 2018.030 - IMG-01.jpg
Fencing equipment catalogue for the Horstmann Uniform Company, located in Philadelphia, Lyons, and Paris. Catalogue numbered "25B" and features descriptions and illustrations of fencing foils, epees, sabres, and masks.
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