“Now Then, Move On There!” (1905)

  • Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Friday, 9th February 2018

This cartoon from the Penny Illustrated Paper of March 4, 1905 proposes a novel method for police constables to “move on” ne’er-do-wells in the streets of London.  The technique is a bit curious in that kicks weren’t widely associated with jiujitsu at that time.

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