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Star and Isabelle Jones fence with sabres on the edge of a roof of a Times Square skyscraper, circa 1925.
The Waterloo 200 Project commemorates the importance of the Battle of Waterloo upon its 200th anniversary. Among other things, the site highlights 200 artifacts relating to the battle. This includes human remains of people who fought and died there. One … Continue reading
For the month of July, 2017, Columbia Classical Fencing instruction will take a brief excursion into the realm of cutlass and sabre. We will be training with short single sticks which are fast and satisfying to use. We will base … Continue reading
Étienne-Jules Marey was a French scientist and pioneer in several fields. His early work was in medicine, studying blood flow, but his studies ventured into locomotion where he engaged photographic analysis. His achievements include development of early motion photographic techniques … Continue reading
A beautifully restored version of Henry Angelo’s print illustrated by Thomas Rowlandson, The Manual and the Ten Divisions of the Highland Broad Sword (1799) has been posted to the web without indication of who did the restoration work — and … Continue reading