(Beijing). 人民美術出版社.[Ren min mei shu chu ban she]. [circa1973]. Stock ID #157644
Large Chinese Cultural Revolution poster in colour, very good copy. Blocks of text upper right corner and lower margin in Chinese. Poster sheet measures 52.8 x 76.5cm, The poster depicts a vibrant scene of a group of people gathering around a new machine tool in a Chinese rural village. A block of text on the blackboard reads, "To criticise Lin and to criticise Confucius. To accelerate the development of the mechanised agriculture."
In 1973, Mao Zedong and his wife Jiang Qing (who is best known as the leader of the Gang of Four) started a campaign called "Criticise Lin, Criticise Confucius" in an attempt to attack Lin Biao (former Premier of People's Republic of China), and promote the interpretation of Chinese history according to Mao's political theories. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 157644).