Scenic spots in Kwangchow
Set of eight papercuts
Designer unknown (佚名)
Late 1970s - early 1980s
Scenic spots in Kwangchow. Chinese folk art papercuts of fine grain
Guangzhou fengjing (广州风景)
Call number: PC-PC003 (Private collection)
White paper, scanned against the original red background paper.
These papercuts show eight 'scenic spots' in Guangzhou (广州, old transcription Kwangchow, formerly known as Canton). It is a mix of memorial sites from the history of the Communist movement, places for sightseeing and recreation, and of course pictures of the monumental riverfront.
Iris Wachs, Magical Shapes. Twentieth Century Chinese Papercuts (Tel Aviv: Eretz Israel Museum, 2004)