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世界革命  Shìjìe gémìng (World Revolution)
  • China
  • 世界革命 Shìjìe gémìng (World Revolution), 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
  • 2010.0016.13

This image is a propaganda poster. Top center, we see a two tone, portrait of a Chinese military/political man. On either side is a line of text. The horizon line creates a concave shape with a building being top center. Flags and signs field the bottom half of image. The two colors used in this image are yellow and burnt orange. The background is a gradient/blend roll of these two colors.