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TRAINING WEAPONS & EQUIPMENT USED IN 19TH CENTURY FENCING
October 20, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - October 22, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
The quality of one’s weapons and training equipment were a reflection of position in society during the Gilded Age in New York City. It is important to understand these tools were often embellished and served as fine examples of decorative arts, produced by skilled manufacturers. Today, these items are viewed as fine representations of the excessive material culture of the time period.
Martinez Academy of Arms will present a unique exposition of fencing weapons, equipment and art objects that showcase this art & science and its popularity among both men and women of the late 19th, century.
Exhibition Open to the Public
Friday, October 20th 5pm – 7pm
Saturday, October 21st 11am – 4pm
Sunday, October 22nd 11am – 4pm
Members of La Nacional are invited to a brief demonstration and lecture pertaining to our exhibition on Sunday, October 22nd, from 3pm – 4 pm.