"The outbreak of the Revolution. Populace flee from Hankow" [now Wuhan] China.; The revolution began in Szechwan, sparked by the nationalisation of the railways, and brought about the overthrow of the Ch'ing dynasty and establishment of the short-lived Republic in 1912 under the provisional leadership of Sun Yat-sen.; One of a set of eight loose prints of the Chinese Revolution 1911 to 1924 and various anti Japanese, anti-British or anti-communist disturbances or demonstrations between 1924 and 1927. Edward Rowlands was the son of the LMS missionary, Thomas Rowlands, and born in Madagascar. He served in China from 1907 to 1946 and was interned there with his wife from 1943 to 1945.