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长征  Chàngzhēng (The Long March)
  • China
  • 长征 Chàngzhēng (The Long March), 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
  • 2010.0016.06
Description

This image is a propaganda poster. Top right, we see a two tone profile, portrait of a young Chinese man. Top left, we see dark orange text. Bottom of image we see a bridge with people running right to left with a flag. Below the bridge are a river, houses and mountains. On left side of image we see a structure of some kind on fire and giving off lines of smoke. The two colors used in this image are yellow and burnt orange. The background is a gradient/blend roll of these colors two colors.