Series CPC/1 - Chinese Poster Collection

Struggle to realise and surpass the magnificent 10 year plan by 1985 Criticise hard, work hard and greatly improve the Dazhai standard Go all out to achieve basic construction work in the fields and struggle to popularize the Dazhai... Man's determination will triumph over nature. Go full stream ahead and speed up the building of Dazhai county The new face of the riverine areas The new face of the riverine areas Dazhai Commune Fish pond A village in the prosperous countryside
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Chinese Poster Collection


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Propaganda posters, original artwork and new year pictures.

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The original system of thematic arrangement was devised by John Gittings and Anna Merton. This arrangement has been maintained as far as possible. Where posters were re-numbered by later curators, the most recent number has been kept but a record made of its original designation.

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Access is subject to signing the Regulations for Access form, unless the records are restricted under the Data Protection Act 2018 or under exemptions in the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

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