No publication details. No date. Late 20th Century. Stock ID #160149
Large Chinese Propaganda papercut on red paper with paper backing, featuring an image of Mao holding up high the "May 16th Circular" in his right hand the the earth spins behind him. The great ideological pioneers and philosophers Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, Vladimir Lenin and Lu Xun are also shown upper section with a sailing boat between them. A group of armed soldiers march forward below them. Very good. Text in Chinese. Papercut measures 73.1 x 50.7cm. The May 16th Circular formally known as 中国共产党中央委员会通知 [Circular of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China] was first circulated on May 16th 1966, and was regarded as the official document which triggered off the beginning of the Chinese Cultural Revolution. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 160149).
Price: $450.00 AU