The liberation of Beiping

Beiping jiefang
The liberation of Beiping
1963, November
Renmin meishu chubanshe (人民美术出版社), Beijing
53.5x38.5 cm.

People's Liberation Army troops entered Beijing on 31 January 1949, after the Nationalist troops had left the city. The location shown on this image is near Qianmen, one of the gates of TIan'anmen Square.
"Beiping" (北平) is a former name of Beijing (北京), used until 1949.


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