Tag Archives: 20th Century

Star and Isabelle Jones fence with sabres on the edge of a roof of a Times Square skyscraper, circa 1925. Advertisements

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Swords Club, 1936

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Lucien Bull, Lunge Motion, 1909

Lucien Bull was  a pioneer of early high speed photography. A Dubliner who moved to France, Bull worked with Étienne-Jules Marey to develop techniques to record and study motion. Much of their work involved recording successive still images (a la … Continue reading

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1924 Fencing Demonstration

Given the upcoming Olympic Games, this video is again being shared in the fencing community. If you have not seen it, you will likely find it interesting. It features Gaudin, Ducret, and Parrodon with multiple weapons. Classical fencers will recognize … Continue reading

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Western High School Fencing Club, 1925.

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