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Great Leap Forward (1956-1960)

You Longgu - Everybody get to work to destroy the Four Pests
Designer: You Longgu (游龙姑)
1960, March
Everybody get to work to destroy the Four Pests
Renren dongshou xiaomie sihai (人人动手消灭四害)
Publisher: Shanghai renmin meishu chubanshe (上海人民美术出版社)
Size: 77x53 cm.
Call number: BG E16/358 (IISH collection)

A poster for the campaign to 'Kill the Four Pests', directed against flies, mosquitoes, rats and sparrows. These are unhygienic, or eat food that is meant for human consumption. People are mobilized to kill as many as possible.
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