The vegetables are green, the cucumbers plumb, the yield is abundant

Cailü guafei chanliang duo
菜绿瓜肥产量多
Jin Meisheng - The vegetables are green, the cucumbers plumb, the yield is abundant
1959, February
Shanghai renmin meishu chubanshe (上海人民美术出版社)
77x53 cm.
BG E11/992

In the years of crop failures and famine following the Great Leap Forward, this poster with its abundant food is reprinted over and over again. A first edition of this poster is already published in 1956. This particular copy is an August 1963 reprint of the 1959 edition. The total number of copies runs to over a million.

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