Titled “The Establishment of the People’s Republic of China”, this poster depicts the scene that took place on October 1, 1949, when Mao announced that “The people of China are now standing”. It appears that this poster came from a series of propaganda material, as it is listed as being # 10 of a series. Size: 30” by 17”.
Titled “Biochemical weapon’s limitation and prevention”, this poster was developed by Chinese People’s Liberation Army Chief of Staff Department. The poster features Mao’s excerpt that coined the phrase of “paper tiger”, in that it says “All counter revolutionaries are Paper Tiger”. It also shows “Barefoot doctor” giving shots to PLA soldiers. The bottom half of the poster image shows a wall that had painted with the following words “Raise Alert level, Protect the Country...
Titled “I want to be village commune member when I grow up”, this poster features a young and happy child being suited up by a young sent down student in the village commune member attire. Village commune system was established prior to Cultural Revolution as a way to organize the production team and eased to exist in the 80s. In the background of the poster, it shows a banner that says “Welcome Send Down Youth”, this poster was a depiction of the send down era where millions of young st...
This rare poster features Lei Feng’s smiling head shot, just below his face it quoted his famous saying which states the following: “the purpose of being alive is to improve other people’s life”. For information on Lei Feng, please refer to Dr. Landsberger’s site at http://www.iisg.nl/~landsberger/lf.html. Created by People’s Education Publishing House’s Political Department, painted by Dong Zhang Sheng, this poster was published by People’s Publishing House. Size: 15” by 21”...
Titled “Bronze and Iron Walls”, this poster depicts Mao talking with peasants from Yan An. Yan An was the base for the Red Army during the civil war and the saying of “Bronze and Iron Walls” was a symbol of the Red Army’s strong defense system. This saying was used many times over to symbolize Chinese people’s strong will to defend outer invaders such as the capitalism later on. This poster was created by Shaanxi Art Creation Group, and published by People’s Art Publishing house in...
Titled “We are all good shooters”, this poster depicts young women from the outer islands of China holding and polishing up rifles. This poster came from an oil painting Created by Zhao Shu Qin and published by People’s Art Publishing house, printed by TianJin Art publishing printing factory, and distributed by Beijing Xinhua bookstore. This poster was published in December 1975 as a first edition. Total of 165,000 copies were printed. Price of the poster was 7 cents. Size: 15” by 21”...
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This Chinese New Year poster was created by Tian Jin Yang Liu Youth group, and is unusual due to its coloring technique. Traditional design was used in this painting with a chubby baby holding a peach, symbol of longevity, and Ruyi stick, symbol of “As you Wish”. Size: 15” by 21”.
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This bronze Mao’s Bust features Mao’s head shot with engraving of Mao’s Poem that describes the beauty of the country. Produced in late 1960’s. Size: 8” by 5” by 10”. Weight: 7 lbs.
Cultural Revolution Porcelain Plate featuring Mao in Jiang Gang Shan. The bottom has sun flowers and the word "Loyalty". Size: 12"
Cultural Revolution Porcelain Plate featuring Mao in front of the Tiananmen square.
Cultural Revolution Porcelain Plate with Mao to An Yuan image. Size: 12" diameter.
Cultural Revolution Porcelain Plate with picture of Young Mao and Mao's excerpts. Size: 7.75" Diameter by 1" deep.
Cultural Revolution Plate with Young Mao. Size: 7.75" in diameter and 1" in depth.
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This rare poster features the Revolution Commender office's main characters: This poster features Mao, Lin Biao, Jiang Qing (Madam Mao), Kang Sheng, Chen Bo Da, and Zhou En Lai. The poster consists of a picture cut out of these people on the top of Tiananmen square, interviewing the Revolution Army. Each person played an integral part during the Cultural Revolution and many were later considered traitors by Mao and others were sentences to prison after the end of the Cultural Revolution. The onl...
Titled “following right behind Chairman Mao and March forward in the wind and storm”, this wood block print shows Mao waving his arm while wearing the “Red Guard” arm band. In the background, there are many red guards holding red flag. Size: 31” by 15”.
Titled “Our Mother Country is so Beautiful and Strong”, this poster was made for the Elementary school classroom decorations. Created by Shi Qi Ren, this poster was published by Shanghai Education department and features children from different countries and continents (Japanese, African, European, and Chinese) and symbolizes friends of China. Size: 30” by 21”.
Called "Nian Hua", or Chinese New Year posters, these Chinese chubby baby posters exudes happiness and strength, coupled with good luck words, symbols and motifs, it express a traditional ideals of prosperity, happiness, longevity, and unity. This poster consists of two chubby babies each holding a sign, one says “Happiness”, and the other says “Prosperity”, other motifs employed included flowers and peaches, and other good luck symbols. The poster is titled "Happiness and Prosperity are...
Called "Nian Hua", or Chinese New Year posters, these Chinese chubby baby posters exudes happiness and strength, coupled with good luck words, symbols and motifs, it express a traditional ideals of prosperity, happiness, longevity, and unity. This poster consists of one chubby baby holding a fish which is the symbol of abundance, and standing on a “treasure bowl”, symbol of wealth and prosperity. The poster is properly titled "Luck and Happiness are abundant”, created by Sun Gong Zhao, and...