Where tigers crouch and dragons coil, the present defeats the past

Hu ju long pan jin sheng xi
虎踞龙盘今胜昔
Where tigers crouch and dragons coil, the present defeats the past
1970, January
Jiangsu sheng geming weiyuanhui chuban faxing ju (江苏省革命委员会出版发行局)
53.5x77 cm.
PC-1970-004

The title of the poster is from Mao Zedong's poem The PLA Captures Nanjing (人民解放军占领南京), written April 1949 on occasion of the crossing of the Yangtze river by the army in the final stages of the Civil War.
"Where tigers crouch and dragons coil" is also a metaphor for dangerous terrain.

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