The Working People's Palace of Culture, Beijing

Beijing laodong renmin wenhuagong 
The Worker's Palace of Culture, Beijing
ca. 1952
Renmin meishu chubanshe (人民美术出版社)
38x53.5 cm.

The Imperial Ancestral Temple, a complex of buildings just outside the Forbidden City, became a public park, 'Peace Park', in 1924. In 1950 it was renamed the Working People's Cultural Palace (劳动人民文化宫) and placed under the responsibility of the Beijing Federation of Trade Unions.

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