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Helene Mayer, German world champion fencer, 1928. Creator: Unknown.

Helene Mayer, German world champion fencer, 1928. Creator: Unknown.

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Helene Mayer, German world champion fencer, 1928. At the age of 17, Mayer (1910-1953) won a gold medal for fencing at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, and a silver medal at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. She competed for Nazi Germany in Berlin, despite having been forced to leave Germany in 1935 and resettle in the United States because she was Jewish. From "Die Welt in Bildern", (The World in Pictures), cigarette card album, c1928. [Georg A Jasmatzi, A.-G., Dresden, Germany]


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Image Aliases

  1. 0580062598
  1. 2-702-333
  1. 2702333

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3723x5578
File Size : 60841kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
Subject
  1. Helene Mayer: German: Fencer
People Related
  1. Georg Anton Jasmatzi: German, Greek: Tobacco manufacturer
Picture Type
  1. Cigarette card
Geographic Hierarchy
  1. World
  2. --- Europe
  3. ------ Netherlands
  4. --------- North Holland
  5. ------------ Amsterdam
  1. 52 21 00 N , 004 55 00 E

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