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Other Chinese Political Propaganda Posters

Stock Number
Name of the Poster
Poster Image (click to view enlargement)
Descriptions and Background of the Poster
C2582
Chinese school educational material - Newton
Few foreigners were made into samples of study by the Chinese government. Newton is a fine exception. This poster which was approved and examined by The PLA Country’s Educational Department in charge of elementary and junior high school, was used as a school educational material to encourage students to study science. Created by Xie Jun, edited by Guang Dong Science Pictorial Editorial Department and published by Guang Dong science educational department. ISBN number was assigned to this poster.
C2581
Chinese elementary school poster – English class
This Chinese elementary school poster is titled “Ask and Answer questions from the picture”, which shows two school age children pointing at different objects. Besides articles of clothing, it shows the Xihua Chinese dictionary, Idiom dictionary, and exercise booklet. This is a junior high school English class poster. Created by Wu Yunchu, Shanghai Educational Publishing House. 30” x 21”.
C2497
Chinese Children Propaganda Poster 7
Titled “Babies like Fish”, this poster depicts two young children next to a little gold fish tank. Created by Zuo Bin, published by People’s Publishing house, printed by Beijing printing company, and distributed by Beijing Xinhua bookstore, this poster was printed in July 1983. Price of it is 16 cents. Size: 30” by 21”.
C2496
Chinese Children Propaganda Poster 6
Titled “Flowers blossoming everywhere in the mother country”, this poster depicts a young child holding a pot of blooming flower. Created by Wu Ze Jun, published by People’s Publishing house, printed by Beijing printing company, and distributed by Beijing Xinhua bookstore, this poster was printed in July 1983. Price of it is 16 cents. Size: 30” by 21”.
C2495
Chinese Children Propaganda Poster 5
Titled “A Happy Summer Day”, this poster depicts two young children going for a swim. Created by Yang Zhong Gao, published by People’s Publishing house, printed by Tianjin People’s printing company, and distributed by Beijing Xinhua bookstore, this poster was printed in June 1981. As evidenced by the stamp, this poster was used as a sample for the photography department. Size: 30” by 21”.
C2494
Chinese Children Propaganda Poster 4
Titled “I love flowers”, this poster depicts a boy tending his plants. Created by Liu Guang Can, published by Sichuan Publishing house, distributed by Sichuan Xinhua bookstore, and printed by Sichuan Xinhua Color Printing Company, this poster was printed in May 1982. Total of 210,000 copies were ever made. The price of t he poster was 16 cents at the time. Size: 30” by 21”.
C2493
Chinese Children Propaganda Poster 3
Titled “Morning of a Holiday”, this poster depicts two young children playing with dolls and enjoying a day off from school. Created by Liu Guang Can, published by Sichuan Publishing house, distributed by Sichuan Xinhua bookstore, and printed by Sichuan Xinhua Color Printing Company, this poster was printed in May 1982. Total of 210,000 copies were ever made. The price of t he poster was 16 cents at the time. Size: 30” by 21”.
C2492
Chinese Children Propaganda Poster 2
Titled “Helping Grandma Putting Thread into the Needle”, this poster depicts a young girl helping her grandma, a scene that expressed the traditional value of Chinese society where the young will care for the older generation. Created by Jing Yan Long, published by People’s publishing house, this poster was printed in July 1987. Size: 30” by 21”.
C2491B
Chinese Children Propaganda Poster
Titled “Summer”, this poster depicts a chubby young boy playing with gold fish and butterfly. Created by Zhao Yen Cheng, published by Shaanxi People’s publishing house, this poster was printed in July 1984. Size: 30” by 21”.
C2437
Chinese Children Poster - "Happy Childhood"
Titled “Happy Childhood”, this poster features kids reading a magazine called “Little Friend”. This type of posters targets young children as an audience and are intended to portray what the healthy children should behave and look like. Size: 30” by 21”. Created by Yu Xing Chen, published by People’s Fine Art Publishing House, printed by Beijing Zhi Jiao Printing company, and distributed by Beijing Xinhua bookstore, this poster was printed in July 1982, total of 55,000 posters were ever printed. ...click for details
C2220

Propoganda Poster - Great Leader Marx and Engels

This poster depicts Karl Marx and Fredrick Engels. Engels was the finest scholar and teacher of the modern proletariat in the whole civilised world. From the time that fate brought Karl Marx and Frederick Engels together, the two friends devoted their life's work to a common cause. And so to understand what Frederick Engels has done for the proletariat, one must have a clear idea of the significance of Marx's teaching and work for the development of the contemporary working-class movement. Marx and Engels were the first to show ...click for details
C2104

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Palestine "Eyes Only for the Homeland"

A foreign import, this propaganda poster has its own special historical place. Palestine, prior to establishing an embassy in China in 1994-1995, its diplomatic department was called "P.L.O. Business Department". This poster, distributed by P.L.O Mission located in Beijing, depicts two Palestinians with such tag line of "Palestine Eyes Only for the Home Land". The paper this poster printed on is extra thick and this poster is good condition. Size: 30" L by 21" W.
C2105

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Victory for Palestinians - Propaganda Poster

A foreign import, this propaganda poster has its own special historical place. Palestine, prior to establishing an embassy in China in 1994-1995, its diplomatic department was called "P.L.O. Business Department". This poster, distributed by P.L.O Mission located in Beijing, is titled " Victory for the Palestinians" The paper this poster printed on is extra thick and this poster is great condition. Size: 30" L by 21" W.
C2223

NEW

Chinese Propaganda poster - Saddam Hussein

Chinese political propoganda poster. Size: 20.5*15". An image of Saddam Hussein, likely came from the formal Iraqi embassy based in Beijing, China.
C2222

NEW

Political Propaganda Poster Saddam Hussein

We found this black and white poster that featured Saddam Hussein in China, while searching for Chinese political propaganda posters. Not sure who the person next to Saddam Hussein is, might be the founder of the Baath Party in Syria, Hafez Al-Assad, or maybe Gamel Abder Nasser, the modern leader of Egypt after WWII. It also might be Hussein's predecessor in Iraq. But it doesn't really look like any of those guys as far as we have been able to tell. We'd be appreciated if someone wh ...click for details
C2096

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"To become Red Cross Kids"

This poster, titled" Welcome you to become a Red Cross Youth" is distributed by Beijing Red Cross Division. On the lower right side, the poster prominently states the following: "Welcome You - To become a Red Cross Youth". Size: 30" L by 21" W.
C2086

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"Write a Play" - Chinese Propaganda Poster

Titled "write a play," this Chinese poster was used as an educational material, shortly after Cultural Revolution, school system was reestablished, and non political materials were written in an attempt to re-create the educational environment and setting up grade system. However, since so many older materials could be qualified as "politically motivated" messages, the actual material that were used tend to be on the naive and light level. Click for details.. Size: 30.25 by 20.75
C2085

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Poster - "Our Wishes" - Teacher's Holiday

Shortly after Cultural Revolution, Chinese educational system was on a revival. One of the new holidays established was Teacher's Holiday. This poster portraits children holding gifts they've made or prices they've won and point to the calendar where Teacher's Holiday date. Titled "Our Wish," this poster was meant to be an educational material to have elementary school students click for details... Size: 30.25" by 20.75".
C2082

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Propaganda poster - "Caring" with ZhouEnLai

"Caring" Poster is a poster used by Shanghai Education Department, for the 6th grade elementary school students political education class. In this picture, Zhouenlai, an important political figure during Cultural Revolution was portrayed as a caring father figure for the children of China. A close friend of Mao, Zhou stayed in power throughout Cultural Revolution by supporting Mao's decisions, many involved secret executions to those who were considered Mao's threat. Click for details...
C2081

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Chinese Propaganda Poster - One Child Policy

This Chinese Political Propaganda poster is used to appraise families who adhere to "One Child Policy." As evident by the writing on the poster, it indicated that this poster was developed in 1980 by HeBei Province Family Planning Office, and it was used as a gift to praise Single Child Families. Chinese One Child Policy, officially started in 1978, stirs much controversy still to this date. Size: 29.5" L by 13.5" W.

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