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LookingforMinerals.tif
This wood-block print dates from before the Cultural Revolution, the late 1950s, or early 1960s. Depicts surveyors looking for minerals.

papercut 21.tif
“The Chinese People Have Stood Up” was Mao Zedong’s opening address at the First Plenary Session of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference on 21 September 1949. Mao declared the founding of the People's Republic of China on October 1,…

中国人民站起来.tif
“The Chinese People Have Stood Up” was Mao Zedong’s opening address at the First Plenary Session of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference on 21 September 1949. Mao declared the founding of the People's Republic of China on October 1,…

papercut 12.tif
Attributed to the start of the Second Sino-Japanese War on July 7, 1937, the Chinese Nationalist Party and the Communist Party of China agreed to form a temporary alliance for resisting the Empire of Japan. As a result of the truce between the…

东渡黄河.tif
Attributed to the start of the Second Sino-Japanese War on July 7, 1937, the Chinese Nationalist Party and the Communist Party of China agreed to form a temporary alliance for resisting the Empire of Japan. As a result of the truce between the…

East is Red
东方红剪纸, Dōngfānghóng jiǎnzhǐ, East is Red Papercut

This is the title piece of the set, indicating the name of the producer. The name of the producer reads: The East Is Red Arts and Crafts Factory, 东方红工艺厂, Dōngfānghóng gōngyìchǎng. The set of paper…

1a.tif
东方红剪纸, Dōngfānghóng jiǎnzhǐ, East is Red Papercut

This is the title piece of the set, indicating the name of the producer. The name of the producer reads: The East Is Red Arts and Crafts Factory, 东方红工艺厂, Dōngfānghóng gōngyìchǎng. The set of paper…

papercut 3.tif
Spread of Marxism-Leninism in China stemming from the October revolution in Russia laid ideological foundation for the establishment of the Communist Party of China. The First National Congress of the Communist Party of China was held in Shanghai in…

StudyingMao'sBook.tif
A woodblock printing from prior to the Cultural Revolution, influenced by the leftist expressionist tradition. A seamstress studies Mao’s book.

papercut 16.tif
In Spring 1941, the Eighth Route Army undertook a mass production movement in Nanniwan, a gorge controlled by the Chinese Communist Party in Shaanxi, in response to the deteriorating relations with the nationalists and economic hardship. Party…
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