Charles Reed fencing with crowd watching, Rice Institute
From 1952-1957, the Rice Institute had a competitive fencing team taught by Coach Harold Van Buskirk. Burskirk, a member of the U.S. Olympic team in 1924, 1928, and 1932, coached fencing at Rice from the 1940s-1960s.
William M. Rice Institute student Charles Reed, wearing fencing gear and lunging towards an opponent. The opponent’s wrist, hand, and epee are visible on the right-hand side of the image. There appear to be some spectators watching through a door on the side of the gym where the fencing is taking place. Original resource is a black and white photograph.
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