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南湖 Nánhú (South Lake)
  • China
  • 南湖 Nánhú (South Lake), 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
  • 2010.0016.03

This image is a propaganda poster. Top right, a two tone image of young Chinese man's face. Top left, text in orange. Bottom of image, we see a horizon line if water with a line of trees. Bottom right corner small boat. The two colors being used within this image are, yellow and orange. The background is a gradation/blend roll of these colors.