Designer: Xie Mulian (谢幕连)
Selling the fruits of a bumper harvest in a friendly manner
Xishou fengshou guo
Publisher: Shanghai renmin meishu chubanshe (上海人民美术出版社)
Size: 77x53 cm.
Call number: BG E13/417 (Landsberger collection)
During the Cultural Revolution
customers have to treat shop staff with respect and submission: the workers are the bosses. Now kindness and politeness from the staff towards customers are encouraged again.
This poster actually was first published in 1965. It soon became obsolete - or even counterrevolutionary. Apparently the design was judged strong enough to be reprinted after so many years, and to get a new chance under new political circumstances.