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[Man with a Hammer]

ID Number: 31854
Maker: Artist Unknown
Technique: woodcut
Date Made: 1966
Place Made: China (Peoples Republic): Beijing
Measurements: 77.5 cm x 53.9 cm; 30 1/2 in x 21 1/4 in
Main Subject: Socialism & Communism; China (Asia)
Materials: paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y
Acquisition Number: 2009-215
Translation: top: Smash the Old World, Create the New World. Bottom: Shanghai Red Soldier [Destroy the 4 olds] Unite the Rebel army

Handwritten on verso: DK Beijing Sep 09

Copyright Status:
Copyright status unknown; may be protected by copyright law.

Exhibition Annotation:
The Four Olds were: old ideas, old culture, old customs, and old habits [exemplified in poster by Crucifixion & Buddha (religion) old books, Mahjong]

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