Edwardian Jiujitsu Ephemera

  • Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Sunday, 21st November 2010

Thanks to Steve Childs for these early 20th century illustrations.

It’s hard to tell who is the aggressor in this card by Will Adams:

A rare colourised photograph of French jiujitsu pioneer Ernest Regnier (“Re-Nie”), on the right:

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