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Full page engraving depicting a Grand Assault in the salons of Hotel Dollfus on rue de Presbourg, Paris. Two foil fencers are framed in symbolic ornamentation including two men with polearms and a panoply of weapons and fencing equipment. Above the…

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Four combined engravings by E.A. Tilly depicting the fencing school facilities on rue Saint-Marc, Paris, and Monsieur Rüe, the professor of the school. The top image depicts the salle d'armes during a public assault on December 8, 1887, with…

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Periodical cover engraving commemorating a festival organized by the Société d'Encouragement de l'Escrime celebrating fencing through the ages. Depicts two fencers in 16th century costume fencing two-handed sword versus sword and shield on a raised…

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Cover article recounting the renowned fencing competition between the popular fencing masters Pini and Kirchhoffer of the Italian and French schools, respectively.

The competition occurred over three days and at two different locations. The first…

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Engraving from Harpers Weekly depicting a fencing bout, or assault at arms, between a fencer armed with a fencing sabre (left) and the other with a fencing bayonet (right). A short article on the assault in includes with the article in the top and…

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Bifold program for the "Le Contre de Septime" public assaults on April 8th, 1901 presented by a society of military and civilian fencing masters with the same name. Cover in the art nouveau style depicting a long-haired woman wearing a fencing glove,…

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Illustration preceding the almanac entry "Une Compensation" in the chapter "Février" depicting a fencer on a raised piste with hands clapping and bouquets being tossed at her.

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Tom fences with the fencing-master as spectators stand round the room or sit on a bench along the back wall, some wearing fencing jackets, others top-hatted. On the right is a table with foils laid out. On the back wall are three pictures: a…

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Front page of May 22, 1886 Harper's Weekly with illustration drawn by "T de Thulstrup" of a mounted sword contest in San Francisco. Volume 30, number 1535. The illustration depicts two fencers with sabres on horseback with the Telegraph Hill…
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