A disturbing possiblility in the east

Author:
Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956
Date:
1901-09-04
Description:
Illustration shows Uncle Sam sitting at a table with 10 figures, three of which are unidentified, the others showing the attributes of the rulers of Russia (Nicholas II), England (Edward VII), Germany (William II), Japan (Meiji, Emperor of Japan), Italy (Victor Emmanuel III), Austria (Franz Joseph I), and France (Emile Loubet), representing the eight nation alliance. There is a large tray of fruit labeled "Chinese Indemnity" on the table. Hanging above the table by a thin string is an enormous sword labeled "Awakening of China."
Subject:
Boxer Rebellion (China : 1899-1901), Uncle Sam (Symbolic character), International relations, Kings and rulers, Daggers, Swords, Meetings, History, Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918, Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910, William II, German Emperor, 1859-1941, Victor Emmanuel III, King of Italy, 1869-1947, Loubet, Emile, 1838-1929, Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria, 1830-1916, Meiji, Emperor of Japan, 1852-1912
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o276146
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