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解放战争  Jiĕfàng zhànzhēng (War of Liberation)
  • China
  • 解放战争 Jiĕfàng zhànzhēng (War of Liberation), 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
  • 2010.0016.09

This image is a propaganda poster. Top right corner, we see a two tone profile, portrait of a Chinese military man. Top left, we see dark orange text. In the bottom half of image we see many ships with large sails and single lines describing the winding blowing. The two colors used in this image are yellow and burnt orange. The background is a gradient/blend roll of these two colors.