Moving into a new house

Banjin xin fangzi
Moving into a new house
1953, November
Huadong renmin meishu chubanshe (华东人民美术出版社), Shanghai
39x54 cm.
BG D29/682

A family moves into a newly built apartment. One of the first things to do is hanging Chairman Mao's portrait in the living room.
The housing blocks seen through the window look very much like Caoyang New Village (曹杨), a model project with houses for (model) workers in Shanghai, built around 1952. See:

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