image of Chinese poster Crouching like a tiger and coiled like a dragon, the present is better than the past

Crouching like a tiger and coiled like a dragon, the city outshines its ancient glories

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Artist: Jiangsu Province Revolutionary School of Literature and Art

Year: 1970

Publisher: Jiangsu Province Revolutionary Committee Publishing and Distribution Bureau

Size (mm): 535x765

Condition: excellent, light staining to right-hand margin

The poster title is a line from a poem written by Mao Zedong in 1949, 'The People's Liberation Army captures Nanjing', written to mark the event of the capture of the capital city from the Kuomintang government. In the background is the Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge, completed in 1968.