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New songs over the Hai River

This poster featuring two boats, full of apples and wheat ply the Hai River. On one of the boats PLA soldiers and armed militia help steer the boat while children play and a male peasant point forwards while holding "人民日報 [People's daily]". In the background extensive agricultural fields, a dam and more boats stacked high with produce are shown. This poster shows the artist's signature in calligraphy and chop right margin showing the title, date of creation as "1975 Spring" and the artist's partial name.

Author / Creator 閻貴明
Format 1 poster : color ; 53 x 77 cm.
Publisher 天津人民美术出版社
Year 1975
Language Chinese
HKBU Library collection Propaganda Art Collection
Work type Poster
Category Chinese Cultural Revolution
Subject(s) Culture and Education
Keyword(s) Children Rural community Soldiers Women
Library record View the record in HKBU library catalogue
Copyrighted CC BY-NC 4.0

Cite this image as: 閻貴明, "海河新歌", in Hong Kong Baptist University Library Art Collections, accessed 18/07/2024,

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