No place of publication. No publication details. No date. Late 20th Century. Stock ID #163368
Large Chinese propaganda papercuts on red paper with paper backing, depicting a large portrait of Mao. Mao is wearing the 红卫兵袖章 [Red Guard Armband] and 红领巾 [Red Scarf], a neckerchief worn by the Young Pioneers of several communist countries. Excited crowds are looking admiringly at Mao, some of them hold the little red book of Mao's quotations, some hold revolutionary banners, posters and red flags. Nine balloons carry banners floating behind Mao, two banners with texts. Excellent condition, blocks of text in Chinese, papercuts paper measures 51.2 x 71cm. Text along upper margin reads, 你们要关心国家大事，要把无产阶级文化大革命进行到底! [You must pay attention to state affairs and carry the great proletarian cultural revolution through to the end!], a propaganda slogan first announced by Mao Zedong on August 10 1966. Later that year, Mao had received thousands of Red Guards and young Cultural Revolution supporters at Tiananmen Square.
Text on the flying banners 毛主席万岁！[Long Live Chairman Mao!]; 中国共产党万岁！[Chinese Communist Party (lasts for) ten thousand years!]
Text on the banner holding by the crowds 无产阶级文化大革命胜利万岁！[The great victory of the great proletarian Cultural Revolution (lasts for) ten thousand years!] (When referring to this item please quote stockid 163368).
Price: $350.00 AU