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Scenic spots in Kwangchow

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Set of eight papercuts
Designer unknown (佚名)
Late 1970s - early 1980s
Scenic spots in Kwangchow. Chinese folk art papercuts of fine grain
Publisher unknown
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.

Sources:

Iris Wachs, Magical Shapes. Twentieth Century Chinese Papercuts (Tel Aviv: Eretz Israel Museum, 2004)


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