At a Fencing "At Home"

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Title

At a Fencing "At Home"

Subject

Postcard

Description

Postcard with fencing scene and written joke: "Distinguished Foreigner (hero of a hundred duels): 'It is delightful, Mademoiselle. You English are a sporting nation.' Fair Member: 'So glad you are enjoying it. By the way, Monsieur le Marquis, have they introduced fencing into France yet?'" Signature "Oilette" on bottom left of illustration. Back of card details the jokes origin from "Punch". Printed in England by "Raphael Tuck & Sons’ 'OILETTE' [Regd.]". Postcard number 9188. Publishers proclaim to be "ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN".

Source

2014.5013

Publisher

Raphael Tuck & Sons

Date

about 1906

Rights

Institutional

Format

8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Identifier

2018.03.010

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Citation

“At a Fencing "At Home",” Fencing Arms & Artifacts, accessed July 21, 2024, https://www.fencingexhibit.com/items/show/29.

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