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Lot 0048
1967. Issued by "818"  Red rebels Corps of NanKai University, Tianjing City___Subtitle: All Our Motherland's Mountains and Rivers are Red (means that the current Cultural Revolution in China doing well and moving forward). Designed with Chinese character “Double Happiness” / Background icon with slogans; 'Long live the Communist Party of China, Good Revolutionary Committee, The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution.'
The Cultural Revolution which took place between circa1966 and 1976 was a social/ political movement. Mao Tse Tung, then Chairman of the ruling Communist Party started this movement to reinforce strict communist dogma. Capitalism and traditional Chinese culture were to be obliterated. Big-character posters were used to denounce people as opponents of the Revolution. Red Guards (pupils and students who swear loyalty to Mao and his Little Red Book) destroy anything that is branded 'old' and eliminate people considered 'rightists'. The posters also were part of the campaign to respond to particular issues as they arose locally or nationally. The Cultural Revolution plunges China into turmoil and internal strife; the country is in chaos, but the posters only show enthusiasm. Approx. 20x30 inches, In good collectible shape.

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  • Condition

    spotting throughout. shallow edge chips.

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    Vintage Chinese Cultural Revolution Poster Rivers Red

    Estimate $50 - $100Feb 14, 2018
    New York, NY, USA