image of authentic 1977 Chinese poster Rally closely around the Central Party led by Chairman Hua

Rally closely around the Central Party led by Chairman Hua

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Artist: Yan Shizhong

Year: 1977

Publisher: Shandong People's Fine Art Publishing House

Size (mm): 530x760

Condition: very good, creases, stain and small losses to left margin

The backdrop in this poster appears to be the Great Hall of the People. Banner in the background reads weida de, guangrong de, zhengque de Zhongguo gongchandang wansui! (Long live the mighty, glorious and proper Communist Party of China!).

Personally chosen by Mao to succeed him as Party chairman, Hua Guofeng became Premier of China in October 1976 following Mao's death. Hua was in the position for a relatively short period before being forced out of power by a coalition headed by Deng Xiaoping.