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Awake late into the night

It features a young mother studying at a small table at night next to her sleeping child. Beside her on the windowsill are copies of the Selected works of Mao (2 volumes); Selections from Marx and Engels; Lenin Select Works; Anti-Dühring; The Communist Manifesto; and The State and Revolution. Five awards are displayed on the wall behind her together with a poster displaying the lead character from the Revolutionary Opera “Azalea Mountain”. A slogan on wall outside window reads “Carry on criticism of Lin Biao and Confucius to the end!”

Author / Creator 刘知贵
Format 1 poster : color ; 77 x 53 cm.
Publisher 中国上海人民美朮出版社
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 Mao's selected works Women
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Cite this image as: 刘知贵, "深夜不眠", in Hong Kong Baptist University Library Art Collections, accessed 28/05/2024,

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