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敬祝毛主席万寿无疆 Jìngzhù Máo Zhŭxí Wàn shòu wú jiāng (Respecfully wish Chairman Mao eternal life!)
  • China
  • 敬祝毛主席万寿无疆 Jìngzhù Máo Zhŭxí Wàn shòu wú jiāng (Respecfully wish Chairman Mao eternal life!), circa 1970
  • Life of Mao
  • Where object was made: China
  • industrial lithograph, flocking
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 169 x 248 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 5/8 x 9 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 194 x 270 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 5/8 x 10 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 11 x 14 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0016.01
Description

Propaganda image commemorating Chairman, Mao, in the top center we see a two tone image of Chinese man's head (Mao). Below the head is a line of text, below that is a rising sun on a horizon. To the left of image, in the foreground, two trees are visible. The two prominent colors are yellow and burnt orange. There is a gradation/blend roll of these two colors in the background image.