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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1990 item #818898 (stock #C2899)
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$75.00
A very popular phrase in the Chinese students' morale education is this - "Help Others are what makes me happy," this catch phrase was engrained in the Chinese children's mind, in that as part of the social education classes, students are required to conduct "Helping others" activities outside of school and report back to the teachers. Those Chinese pupils who demonstrated these abilities were rewarded. This poster shows a young pupil holding a number of umbrella in a stormy weather, implying th...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #818902 (stock #C2900)
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$79.00
The phrase of "Jian Ku Pu Su" which was first used to describe the red army soliders' condition and spirit during the Long March was used often by the Chinese government to educate the people on how to be overcome difficulities. Jian Ku Pu Su means "Difficulty, Bitterness, Simple and Humble". The government wanted people not to be excessive, to be recycling minded and not to be rid of things just because it's old or used. In this image, it shows a student sewing up an outfit. Jan 1978. Shanghai ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1990 item #818903 (stock #C2903)
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$89.00
A very popular campaign conducted by the Chinese government in the 70s and 80s are the hygiene education among young pupils. Because the chemicals and fertilizers used in fruit, its common to run into situations whereby the children get sick if the fruit are not washed properly. This poster states "Fruits and melons that are eaten raw must be washed properly", and it shows one girl and one boy washing the fruits at the sink. 1985. Beijing Health Educational Department. 30" x 21".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1990 item #818905 (stock #C2901)
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It just goes to show you that even though China is considered one of the most polluted place on earth, it does not mean that the government does not want to change it. The effort to convert untamable land and hills into shades of green started many decades ago. This poster shows two young farmers planning trees, titled "Increase the speed of green movement for hills, must make yellow dragon into green dragon". This poster was produced by the Forestry Department, published by Chinese Environmenta...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 2000 item #818908 (stock #C2902)
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$109.00
This set of 2 posters is titled "Lei Feng Spirit passes onto generation after generation" and shows a number of images of the national hero Lei Feng with comments describing his life. Lei Feng is a controversial figure which has been pretty much set up by the Chinese government as a martyr. His real stories tend to get murky depending on who you are talking to. He was described by the government as a martyr who sacrificed his needs for the others. 30" x 21". This is a set of 2 posters. Liang Lin...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1990 item #818946 (stock #C2904)
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$59.00
This famous poster is titled with the well known slogan of "Learn from Comrade Lei Feng", it shows Lei Feing in the big picture and a few people images on the bottom of the poster. 30" x 21". 1988. Jiang Xie Xin Hua Publishing house.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1990 item #818948 (stock #C2905)
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$59.00
As China emerging from its post-Cultural Revolution mess, the once-frowned-upon profession of musicians have become a respectable profession. This poster, which is aimed to promote art and culture, features a Chinese singer and the poster is titled suitably, "Chinese vocalist". 1988. People's Art Publishing House. 241,300 in print. 0.38 Yuan.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1990 item #818957 (stock #C2907)
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$69.00
Titled "Happily Picking Magical Peaches", this poster is a traditional Chinese New Year poster with a twist of modernism. This poster shows a modern Chinese woman picking peaches which are the symbols of wealth and longevity in traditional Chinese customs. July 1987, SiChuan Art Publishing House. 88,200 copies. 0.26 Yuan
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1990 item #818959 (stock #C2907)
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$89.00
As China completes the transition from the Cultural Revolution, the government looked at ways to improve people's overall mannerism. In this campaign, the service sectors were examined and encouraged to serve the people with politeness and courtesy. Titled "Polite, Courteous, Warmly Serve the customer", this famous image shows a smiling restaurant waitress, holding a cake that says "Happiness". On the bottom of the poster it says "Develop Socialism New Customs". Shanghai People's Art Publishing ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #818962 (stock #C2908)
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$59.00
This poster has clearly seen better days on the wall of a health clinic, in a vilage. In the middle to late 70s, due to the overgrowth of Chinese population, the Chinese government implemented a mandatory "One Child" policy, which mandates all Chinese couples to only have one child per family. It started with Planned Parenthood with a softer tone. In this poster it shows happy peasant and a woman tractor driver and with calligraphy it described why it's important to "plan birth" carefully, which...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #818964 (stock #C2909)
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$79.00
This poster has clearly seen better days on the wall of a health clinic, in a village. In the middle to late 70s, due to the overgrowth of Chinese population, the Chinese government implemented a mandatory "One Child" policy, which mandates all Chinese couples to only have one child per family. It started with Planned Parenthood with a softer tone. In this poster it shows happy peasant and a woman tractor driver and with calligraphy it described why it's important to "plan birth" carefully, whic...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #818965 (stock #C2910)
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$69.00
Titled "How to prevent spreadable lung disease", this poster shows people working together and and with diagrams, it showed how the disease was being spread, which included coughing and touching. Chinese government attempted to resolve the increasing lung diseases in the population by distributing this educational posters to medical offices in the late 70s. A touch of Cultural Revolution propaganda theme is intact with the quotation of Mao imprinted, like this one, onto the poster.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #818966 (stock #C2911)
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$75.00
Titled "How to prevent airway diseases", this Chinese hygiene poster was used in medical offices with the intent to educate the masses on how to prevent spreadable diseases during the flu season. It shows northern Chinese in winter attires, with words describing that in the winter and spring which is flu season, people ought to be careful. Because it was still during the Cultural Revolution era, Mao's quotation were used to alert the priority is still "revolution and increase productivity". Chan...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1970 item #865395 (stock #S1407)
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$189.00
Beautifully hand carved marble stone buddha head, this piece is a timeless. Perfect for an outdoor garden, or indoor decor, this solid marble stone buddha statue is one of a kind. 9" x 5". Shippable weight: apprx. 20 lbs.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #867095 (stock #C2912)
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$89.00
Titled "Don't spit everywhere", this Chinese vintage hygiene poster advocates health and personal hygiene. Shenyang hospital. circa 1970.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1990 item #867096 (stock #C2913)
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$89.00
Titled "Better every year", "jing shang tian hua", this original Chinese New Year poster is a combination of new themes (noted as the young lady) and old (noted as the traditional attired lady). The young modern lady is portrayed as a teacher. Size: 30" x 21". August 1987, first edition. 60,000 in print at the time. 0.25 yuan.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #868225 (stock #C2914)
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$89.00
Original vintage Chinese cultural revolution era poster showing the slogan of "Insist on Getting Married late, to let your youth to provide more heat and bright future". This poster is meant to discourage people getting married early so that they would have fewer children. Judging by the slogan, this is a poster that was created prior to 1978, when the mandatory one child policy became written in the Chinese law. This poster was created by an oil drilling and mineral company in Beijing.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #868226 (stock #C2915)
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$89.00 - SOLD
This original Chinese birth control poster is titled "For revolution, implement birth control". In this picture, a Chinese factor woman worker is shown holding a booklet titled "the plan of implementing birth control", which was a mandatory reading at the time when the policy was being implemented everywhere in China. Varies non-related revolutionary themed pictures are in the background, implying that birth-control is too, part of the revolutionary movement. 1974, Shanghai People's Publishing H...