image of 1955 Chinese poster Follow Chairman Mao's instructions, I enter the commune voluntarily!

Follow Chairman Mao's instructions, I enter the commune voluntarily!

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Artist: Gao Jifang

Year: 1955

Publisher: Hubei People's Publishing House

Size (mm): 540x770

Condition: good, creases, tears, foxing

The characters painted by the male figure read Xianfeng nongye shengchan hezuoshe 1955.7 (Pioneer Agricultural Production Cooperative, July 1955). In July 1955 Mao Zedong gave a speech concerning the need for peasant cooperatives as being the first step towards collectivisation of agriculture and the formation of People's Communes.