Ca. 1960s. Seven b&w printed photographic images of the 1911 Revolution in Canton in which 72 revolutionaries were beheaded. Known as the Second Guangzhou Uprising, (in Chinese, the Yellow Flower Mound Uprising), it was a failed uprising led by Huang Xing and his fellow revolutionaries against the Qing Dynasty. Today these revolutionaries are commemorated as the "72 Martyrs".
Captions include: These "Chinks" will rob no more; After the execution, a pair who paid; Just a few more minutes in China; A fair warning, heads in basket; Executing girl students; Death of a thousand cuts, making the last cut before death; and After the cleanup, Canton.
Reprints, captioned in white in each image, and in ink in a later hand on verso, in English. 5 1/4 x 3 1/4" Very good condition. Item #25652