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China Boxer Rebellion Comic Old UB Postcard A Vigorous Thrust Colossus in PiecesVintage Colour Art Artist Drawn Undivided Back U.B. Old Picture Postcard. China. Chinese Qing Dynasty Political Comic Humour. Boxer Rebellion. French Caption : Encore, une vigoureuse poussee et le colosse sera en morceaux. Again, a vigorous thrust and the colossus will be in pieces.
Publisher: Kunzli Freres editeurs Paris
Background: The Boxer Movement or Boxer Rebellion was a Chinese uprising against foreign influence in areas such as trade, politics, religion and technology that occurred in China during Qing Dynasty. The Boxer activity began in Shandong province in March 1898, in response to German occupation of the Jiao Zhou / Kiao-Tschau region. The Eight-Nation Alliance 八國聯軍, an alliance of 8 nations (Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States) put down the Boxer Rebellion in China in 1900. At the end, the China imperial government was forced to sign the unequal Boxer Protocol of 1901.
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