Andrei and Ankie Spitzer at their wedding. Jewish Israeli fencing master & coach of Israel’s 1972 Summer Olympics team. He was one of the 11 athletes and coaches taken hostage and subsequently murdered by Palestinian terrorists in the Munich massacre.
Beheading of Hunyadi.
From La Hongrie ancienne et moderne (Ancient and modern Hungary), by J Boldényi, Paris, 1853.
He fought, and desperately, thrusting at the empty air.
Maurice Greiffenhagen, from Montezuma’s daughter, by Henry Rider Haggard, London, 1893.
Chess game gone bad…..
Two Women Fencing, 1891. (Unidentified Photographer)
It was all taken care of as gentlemanly as could be.
Oswaldo Tofani, from Les mystères de Paris (The Mysteries of Paris) vol. 1, by Eugène Süe, Paris, 1880.
From Paris in 1805… I so want a stool like this! Goes with the swords!