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井冈山  Jĭnggāng shān (Jinggang Mountains)
  • China
  • 井冈山 Jĭnggāng shān (Jinggang Mountains), 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
  • 2010.0016.08
Description

This image is a propaganda poster. Top left corner, we see a two tone profile, portrait of a Chinese military man. Top right, we see dark orange text. In the bottom half of image we see a mountainous landscape with flags dotting the image. The closest flag describes them as Soviet Union flag with hammer and sickle. The two colors used in this image are yellow and burnt orange. The background is a gradient/blend roll of these colors two colors.