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Fencing and Swordsmanship

This is a small selection of our inventory of Antique Fencing and Swordsmanship prints for sale. Additional inventory is available. Contact us with your request. 1-800-879-6277 

1860 Fencing: Duel Scene. Woodcut engraving from the July 14, 1860 Illustrated London News, titled "The Outrage Upon Sir John Coventry." Based on a painting by T.H. Maguire, which was being exhibited in London at the time. 11x16 in. $30


1874 Fencing Scene: Sword vs. Bayonet. Antique hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "An Assault a Arms: Sword Versus Bayonet." Shows two men in fencing uniforms, dueling before a crowd of onlookers.
11x16 in. $50
Black & White: $40

1892: The Fencing Master. Hand colored, engraved scenes from a play titled "The Fencing Master." Contains an image of a fight scene, and views of several characters in the play. Published in an 1892 issue of Harper's Weekly. 11x16 in. $50
Black & White: $40

1917 Fencing Underwear Ad. Full-page ad for Varsity Union Suit underwear, featuring an underwear-clad man holding a sword in a fencing position. Text of the ad states that Union Suit is the "Active Man's Underwear."
10x14 in. $30

1864 Fencing: Wounded Man After Fight. Engraved image from the Illustrated London News, titled "After the Brawl." Shows a wounded man lying on the floor, with his sword-wielding opponent standing by him. Playing cards are scattered around them. Based on a painting by John Gilbert.
11x16 in. $30

1875: Fencing in Paris. Engraved scene from Harper's Weekly, titled "The Code of Honor: A Duel in the Bois de Boulogne, Near Paris." Shows two men engaged in a sword fight, while others watch.
11x16 in. $30

1869 Nast Print: Animals Fencing. Unusual engraving by Thomas Nast, printed in the July 17, 1869 issue of Harper's Weekly. Title is "After the Spat." Creatures with human bodies and animal heads are shown, immediately after a duel. A character with a duck's head has just been wounded, and his opponent is walking away. The duck's friends (a bear and two dogs) are gathered around
him anxiously.
11x16 in. $40

Picture of the Naval Militia Fencing. Engraved image titled, "With the Naval Militia-Cutlass Drill on the New Hampshire," drawn by George Errington from Harper's Weekly. Scene of Naval Militia fencing.
11 x 16in. $30

Five pages of fencing pictures. Engraved images titled, "The Guard, The Lunge, Direct Riposte After a Party in Quarte, The Party in Tierce, The Party in Seconde and The Party in Septime," from The Encyclopaedia of Sport. Shows scenes of men fencing.
7 x 10in. $30


1828 Circus of Troop Pictures. Engraved images titled, "The Men and the Work of Troop, Ready for the Fray, In the Melee and The Melee," drawn by Frederic Remington from Harper's Weekly. Shows scene of men fencing on horses. 11 x 16in. $40

1884 Picture of men with their swords in the air. Engraved image from Harper's Weekly titled,"All their swords flashed, and every man cried, "God save King James!" Scene shows several men raising their swords in honor of King James. 11 x 16in. $30

1858 Picture of men in full duel dress and dueling. Engraved image from Harper's Weekly titled,"The Duelist in Full Dress and The Duel." Scene shows one duelist in full dress and the other shows several men
dueling in full regalia.
11 x 16in. $30

1881 Picture of Military Athletics at Sandhurst College. Engraved image from The Graphic titled,"Military Athletics at Sandhurst College, The Trapeze, Descent of the Mast and Ropes, A Melee, Sword Exercise, The Horse and Sword and Bayonet." Scene shows several military men practicing different athletics exercises at Sandhurst College.
11 x 16in. $30

1859 Picture of the Exhibition of the Boston Fencing Club. Engraved image from Harper's Weekly titled, "The Exhibition of the Boston Fencing Club, at Papanti's Hall." Scene shows two fencers at the Exhibition of the Boston Fencing Club.
 11 x 7in. $30

1849 Picture of men fencing. Engraved images from The Illustrated London News titled, "Assault of Arms at Willis's Room, Assault.-Broadsword vs. Bayonet and Mr. Bushman's Feat." Shows scenes
of men fencing.
11 x 16in. $30

Picture of men fencing and arguing. Engraved image from Harper's Weekly titled, "The Duel and Foul Play! He cried, Passionately. A Stroke Dessous!" Image drawn by R. Caton Woodville. Scene shows four fencing and arguing.
11 x 16 in. $30

Picture of the Fetes at Pompeii-The Gladiatorial Games. Engraved image titled, " The Fetes at Pompeii-The Gladiatorial Games." Shows scene of two gladiators sparring in an arena. 8 x 11in. $30

1910 Chromolithograph showing a woman fencing which was featured on the cover of Harper's Weekly by Henry L. Parkhurst. It is in
very good condition.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $60

1890 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving showing six Sketches at the Athletic Tournament at the Madison Square Garden. Drawn by E.W. Kemble.
16 x 11 in. $40

1870 Wood engraving featured in The Illustrated London News showing the Assault of Arms by the Hon. Artillery Athletic Club: Quarterstaff.
11 x 8 in. $15

1864 Wood engraving from The Illustrated London News titled, "Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme."
Artist was C.R. Leslie.
15 x 10 in. $30

Frederic Remington half-tone from Harper's Weekly showing An Athletic Tournament of the British Army at Aldershot.
16 x 11 in. $30

1903 Harper's Weekly hand colored half-tone titled, "The Strenuous Life in the White House." Image shows the President and his General, Leonard Wood getting "exercise" with bouts at single-stick, an early form of sword-fighting.
13 x 9 in. $60

1897 The Graphic hand colored wood engraving titled, "Types of Old Swordsmanship: A Duel with Small Swords in 1760." Looks like his opponent won.
16 x 11 in. $50

Harper's Weekly hand colored half-tone image displays The Gentle Art of Self-Defence. Drawn by Georges Vallee.
13-1/2 x 9-1/2 in. $50

1910 The Graphic hand colored half-tone cover showing a Japanese Fencing Bout, such as can be seen at the Japan-British Exhibition.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $60

1898 Harper's Bazar hand colored wood engraving showing Fencing at Yokohama and fencing
equipment below.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $50

1890 Once A Week wood engraving titled, "To Avenge His Honor." Taken from the painting
 by H. Temple.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $50

1905 Leslie's Weekly hand colored half-tones showing Leading Fencers of the Annapolis Naval Academy. Each image shows Cadets noted for Skill in Sword-Play who Represented the Institution at the Recent Intercollegiate Tournament.
16 x 10-1/2 in. $50

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