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Chinese Cultural Revolution Poster - Three Old Articles

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Created by Salt City Peasants, Workers and Soldiers Cultural Revolution Committee, this poster shows people marching forward, holding an book called the old three articles (Lao San Pian)Three Old Articles". These three articles were early political essays written by Mao Zedong. They were entitled "In Memory of Norman Bethune", dedicated to Norman Bethune; "Serve the People", written in memory of Zhang Side; and "The Foolish Old Man Who Removed the Mountains". The articles were said to represent the best of Mao's ideology, promotes selflessness, hard work and internationalism. In this poster it references the three articles by portraying Dr. Norman Bethune (Bai Qiu En), as referenced in the first essay. Additional information about this poster and related information can be found at the following website - www.iisg.nl/~landsberger/lsp.html by Stefan Landsberger. 0.08 Yuan. 1970.