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Cultural Revolution (1966-1968)

Thorougly criticize the bureaus of industry of the Shanghai city, region and district...
Designer: Shanghai Worker's Revolutionary Rebel General Headquarters
1967, February
Thorougly criticize the bureaus of industry of the Shanghai city, region and district and the reactionary line of the capitalist class. Oath taking rally. Hold high the great red banner of Mao Zedong Thought.
Chedi pipan Shanghai shiquxian gongyeju zichan jieji fandong luxian - shishi dahui - gaoju Mao Zedong sixiang weida hongqi (彻底批判上海市区县工业局资产阶级反动路线誓师大会高举毛泽东思想伟大红旗)
Size: 75x54 cm.
Call number: BG E16/353 (IISH collection)

In January 1967, Mao instructed the rebel factions in Shanghai to seize power from party and government organizations. The struggle for power was fierce. In February the short-lived 'Shanghai People's Commune' was established, led by Zhang Chunqiao, member of the Gang of Four. This poster was issued by the Shanghai Worker's Revolutionary Rebel General Headquarters, Zhang's base of power.
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Cultural Revolution Campaigns
Shanghai, Poster City

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