Every intellectual youth in the countryside must take care of an illiterate

每一个农村知識青年一定要扫除一个文盲
Mei yige nongcun zhishi qingnian yiding yao saochu yige wenmang
Every intellectual youth in the countryside must take care of an illiterate
1955, October
Renmin meishu chubanshe (人民美术出版社) Beijing
78x53 cm.
BG E16/628

The characters in the background are in Bopomofo (注音符号), a phonetic transliteration system consisting of 37 characters and four tone marks. In the People's Republic it never really took off, but it is widely used in Taiwan.

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