Jiu-Jitsu for Women William M. Vander Weyde c.1900 Jiu-Jitsu for Women Accession Number: 1974:0056:0925 Maker: William M. Vander Weyde (American 1871–1929) Title: Jiu-Jitsu for Women Date: ca. 1900 Medium: negative, gelatin on glass Dimensions: 8.5 x 6.5 inches George Eastman House Collection
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In the early 1900s, Jiu-Jitsu mania swept England and America alike. Yukio Tani, the great Japanese fighter, began to teach women the art.