No place of publication. No details of publisher. No date. Late 20th Century. Stock ID #160231
A striking large Chinese Cultural Revolution papercut on red paper loosely present on paper backing. It features a half body portrait of Mao in the centre waving benevolently at the large cheering crowd, the sun with its bold rays and dozens of flying flags extending behind him. Three banners of cheering slogans lifted by balloons in the air. Two people hold a cloth decorated sign showing the character "double happiness" [囍] in the lower centre, and other two people hold a sign showing a propaganda slogan on the lower left, many other people hold the Little Red Booklet of Mao's quotations up high in the air, some others are cheering while holding musical instruments. Very good. Text in Chinese. Papercut sheet measures 71.1 x 51.2cm. Text lower edge reads "The mountains and rivers of the motherland are all red". By November 1968, 29 Revolutionary Committees were established excluding Taiwan. The central government, therefore, decided to celebrate this remarkable achievement with issue a set of stamps titled "The mountains and rivers of the motherland are all red/The whole country is red" [祖国山河一片红 /全国山河一片红].
Text on the board lower left section translates "Revolutionary committees are good".
Texts on banners are cheering slogans for the Chairman Mao and the Communist Party of China. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 160231).
Price: $200.00 AU