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Great Leap Forward (1956-1960)

Jiang Nanchun, Han Min - Ride the wind and cleave the waves...
Designers: Jiang Nanchun (江南春); Han Min (韩敏)
Ride the wind and cleave the waves to realise a Leap Forward in all fields
Cheng feng po lang quan mian yue jin (乘风破浪全面跃进)
Publisher: Shanghai renmin meishu chubanshe (上海人民美术出版社)
Size: 76.5x105.5 cm.
Call number: BG G1/961 (IISH collection)

Contemporary workers from all sectors and traditonal Chinese symbols. Note the small symbol for nuclear power held by a scientist, left from center. Top left is Tiananmen Gate, with Mao's portrait.
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