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The reddest reddest red sun in our heart, Chairman Mao and us together

The reddest reddest red sun in our heart, Chairman Mao and us together
Designer: Zhejiangsheng gongnongbing meishu chuangzuozu (浙江省工农兵美术创作组)
1968, January
The reddest reddest red sun in our heart, Chairman Mao and us together
Women xinzhong zuihong zuihongde hong taiyang Mao zhuxi he women xin lianxin (我们心中最红最红的太阳毛主席和我们心连心)
Publisher: Zhejiang renmin meishu chubanshe (浙江人民美术出版社)
Size: 77x53.5 cm.
Call number: BG E3/712 (IISH collection)

Mao and Lin Biao on Tiananmen Gate, surrounded by ecstatic Red Guards. Mao 'received' the Red Guards on Tiananmen Square eight times from August to November 1966, always accompanied by Lin Biao. At each rally, a million people or more were present, shouting, singing and waving their Little Red Books for hours.
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