Designer: Bi Cheng (毕成)
Everybody comes to beat sparrows
Dajia dou lai da maque
Size: 76.5x52.5 cm.
Call number: BG E12/901 (IISH collection)
The campaign 'Kill the Four Pests
' is directed against flies, mosquitoes, rats and sparrows. Sparrows eat grain from the fields, so they have to be killed. But sparrows also feed on insects, like locusts, that become a real plague once the sparrows have been exterminated.