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Band of clowns - Ferret out the counter-revolutionary reactionary elements and expose them to the masses!

Band of clowns - Ferret out the counter-revolutionary reactionary elements and expose them to the masses!
Designer unknown (佚名)
1967, January
Band of clowns - Ferret out the counter-revolutionary reactionary elements and expose them to the masses!
Qunchoutu - Ba fangeming xiuzheng zhuyu fenzi jiuchulai shizhong! (群丑图 - 把反革命修正主义分子揪出来示众!)
Publisher: Xi'an District Northwest University General Department Red Guard Revolutionary Rebel General Command, Propaganda Department of Cultural Revolution Preparatory Committee of Northwest University, Revolutionary Unified Headquarters of the Revolutionary Rebels of State-run Factory 544 (西安地区红卫兵革命造反司令部西北大学总部、西北大学文化革命筹备委员会宣传部、国营五四四厂革命造反派文革统一指挥部)
Size: 77.5x53.
Call number: BG PC-1967-014 (Private collection)

Especially in the early phase of the Cultural Revolution, people are 'dragged out' by Red Guards and forced to wear caps, collars or placards identifying them as 'monsters', 'demons' or 'clowns' during humiliating public meetings.
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See also:
Monsters and Demons


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