“Ju-Jitsu For The Police: Its Possibilities” (#7)

The seventh and final of Ralph Cleaver’s 1905 cartoons doubles as a follow-up to cartoon #6, allowing that the rascally hooligan might not be quite the jujitsu expert he believed himself to be.

The implicit criticism that Japanese unarmed combat seemed to work best when both parties were “playing the game” was made by a number of observers during the very early 20th century.

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