FENCING

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*Yachts, N.L. Stebbins, 1889 *ASHES cricket series~Origin

Fencing Schools can be found in European records dating back to the 12th Century. Fencing was part of the first Olympic Games in 1896 with Épée and Sabre events have been held at every Summer Olympics; foil events have been held at every Summer Olympics except 1908.

'Fencing, instruction, 1788


SPF134 Treatise on The Art of Fencing Tab.I
Original copper-plate engraving by James Taylor (1745-1797) on Laid paper for Alexander Hogg
Published Paternoster Row, London 1788
Size of Platemark= 24cm x 38cm
Condition= Excellent
Price = SOLD

'Vanity Fair, jest, cold steel, captain alfred hutton, 1903, fencing, sport


SPVF2 "Cold Steel"
'Captain Alfred Hutton, F.S.A.' "An ensign in the 79th Highlanders. He was sent to India...exchanged to the 7th Hussars and again to the King's Dragoon Guards...became the founder of the Central London Throat and Ear Hospital...founded Schools of Arms in all three Regiments, having discovered his metier in sword-play... He is President of the Amateur Fencing Association"
Original Chromolithograph for Vanity Fair Magazine by Caricaturist JEST with original text.
Published London August 13th, 1903
Size of image= 21.5cm x 38cm
Condition= Excellent Price= AUD$195

'Fencing, instruction, 1788


SPF135 Treatise on The Art of Fencing Tab.II
Original copper-plate engraving by James Taylor (1745-1797) on Laid paper for Alexander Hogg
Published Paternoster Row, London 1788
Size of Platemark= 24cm x 38cm
Condition= Excellent
SOLD

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