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He insists that his pen is mightier than the sword. Egerton Castle. (Men of the Day series).

"Men of the Day," No. 954. March 9, 1905.

Egerton Castle, educated in Paris as well as at various British universities, was probably most famous for his book, SCHOOLS AND MASTERS OF FENCE, published in 1884, which became the standard reference work on the history of fencing beginning with the Renaissance. He also wrote several romance novels together with his wife, as well as become a journalist for a time, writing for the SATURDAY REVIEW and the LIVERPOOL MERCURY. [Biographical text accompanies caricature.]

["Spy" was the pseudonym of caricaturist/illustrator Sir Leslie Ward (1851-1922).]

Printed by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, Ltd. lith.


ID: 2006-00136
Ward, Sir Leslie ("Spy")

Creation Mar. 9, 1905

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Print (caricature); LENGTH: 10 1/16 x 15 inches; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: Vanity Fair print

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