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Chairman Mao waving hands to point out the direction of voyage

"Large Chinese Cultural Revolution papercut on red paper with paper backing. The image features Mao in the upper section of the papercut with his right arm pointing forward, the sun and its bold rays extend behind him. In the lower section, a very busy scene shows crowds marching forward following Mao's direction and carrying posters with slogans, musical instruments, banners, Mao's framed portrait and the Little Red Book. Text on the red flag which streams along the foot of the image says "Red Guards" and "Rebel Factions". An upright banner in middle section showing the rebel faction belongs to "Jilin Province Revolution Committee""--Asia Bookroom's website

Author / Creator Unknown
Format 1 papercut : color ; 49 x 69 cm
Year [between 1965 and 1975?]
Language Chinese
HKBU Library collection Propaganda Art Collection
Work type Papercutting
Category Chinese Cultural Revolution
Keyword(s) Mao Zedong Mao's red book Red flags Red guards
Library record View the record in HKBU library catalogue

Cite this image as: "毛主席揮手指航程", in Hong Kong Baptist University Library Art Collections, accessed 20/05/2424,

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