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Chinese Posters
Propaganda, Politics, History, Art

Japanese occupation (1937-1945)  Building the People's Republic (1949-1956)   Intervening years (1960-1965)  Cultural Revolution (1966-1968)  Mao, Jiang Qing, Lin Biao (1966-1972)  Workers, peasants, soldiers (1966-1972)  China opens up (1989-now)

Gallery of Chinese Propaganda Posters

200 Highlights from the collections of the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, and Stefan R. Landsberger (University of Amsterdam, Leiden University).

Our most visited theme pages

Posters on The Great Leap Forward 
The Great Leap Forward
Posters on the Mao cult 
The Mao Cult
Cultural Revolution posters 
Cultural Revolution Campaigns
Posters on the Gang of Four 
The Gang of Four
Posters on Mao Zedong Thought 
Mao Zedong Thought
Posters on "Iron Women and Foxy Ladies" 
Iron Women and Foxy Ladies

Recently added posters

Space world, 1987 Little guest in space, 1980 The Brigade's Ducks, 1974 Presenting great images to Chairman Mao, 1993 Zheng Chenggong, 1955 Big bridge, 1980s Writing a letter of challenge, 1955 For every family, 1996 Scatter the old world, build a new world, 1962 Soviet experts visit a rural commune, 1957 Great friendship, fraternal feelings!, 1957 on Flickr
Around 2.900 Chinese propaganda posters from our collections are on Flickr too. Above you see the most recent uploads. Clicking on the images takes you right to Flickr.
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