Newspaper Image of Hibiya Riot.

Title

Newspaper Image of Hibiya Riot.

Subject

Citizens of Tokyo climb onto the wall of the old portion of the Shogun's castle in Hibiya park while protesting the conclusion of the Russo-Japanese War.

Description

The people in the image are attempting to escape from the Meiji police force that is beating them off of the old castle wall and into the pond below which was also the old castle's moat.

Source

Gordon, Andrew. Social Protest in Imperial Japan The Hibiya Riot of 1905. On MIT Visualizing Cultures Site. http://ocw.mit.edu/ans7870/21f/21f.027/social_protest_japan/trg_gallery.html

Date

1905

Files

trg021_pg21_18Sept1905.jpg

Citation

“Newspaper Image of Hibiya Riot.,” Japan's Samurai Revolution, accessed November 29, 2020, https://samurairevolution.omeka.net/items/show/81.