Marie

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Fencing Studmuffins!

More fencing uniform awesomeness from the Victorian era. Back in the day, black uniforms were preferred because scoring was assisted with chalked foil tips. Later, white uniforms came to be preferred across all sports, and fencing (along with track,.

victorian sabre bayonet glove image - Google Search

victorian sabre bayonet glove image - Google Search

Fencing for ladies (foil ONLY, in those days & for decades to come!) Women fencers, the Glass Ceiling was in fencing as well. Only foil, only 4 points to win - men had to go for 5. I wanted to learn saber, but my father/teacher said women didn't fence saber. Period. I was rather upset. I wanted more "swash" to my "buckle".

Fencing for ladies (foil ONLY, in those days & for decades to come!) Women fencers, the Glass Ceiling was in fencing as well. Only foil, only 4 points to win - men had to go for