Sports of New China

Xin Zhongguode tiyu yundong
Sports of New China
1954, May
Renmin tiyu chubanshe (人民体育出版社) Beijing
77x54 cm.
BG E37/128

The calligraphy on the right side is a 1952 quote by Mao Zedong, "Develop sports, strengthen the people's physique" (发展体育运动,增强人民体质). He wrote this for the inaugural meeting of the All-China Sports Federation (中华全国体育总会). On the left side is calligraphy by Zhu De.

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