Great historical document

Weidade lishi wenjian
伟大的历史文件
Great historical document
ca. 1967
38.5x26.5 cm.
PC-196b-s-003

The document is the "May 16 Notification" (五一六通知), a 1966 publication by the Party's Politbureau, marking the start of what would become the Cultural Revolution. The point of this poster is to equal the Cultural Revolution to the Russian Revolution of 1917, represented by the battleship Potemkin, top center, Lenin, Stalin and Russian soldiers, top right.

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