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Chinese posters (Collection of)
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The collection of Chinese posters consists of approximately 43 posters, including a few duplicates, advertising both Chinese and Western products. Many of the posters date from the 1920s and were printed in China by the Shanghai Commercial Press (Shanghai shang wu yin shu guan or 上海商务印书馆). The collection also includes 12 calendars featuring art by various Chinese artists, including Zheng Mantuo. One of the calendars is signed by Zheng Mantuo. The commercial posters advertise various products, including cigarettes, condensed milk, alcohol, and shaving products.
0.42 Linear Feet Approximately 43 posters and 12 calendars in 8 oversize folders
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