"Respectfully wish Chairman Mao eternal life!" (1968)
Political Cartoons, Posters & Document Images
Chinese poster from 1968 encouraging the people to "Respectfully wish Chairman Mao eternal life." Mao Zedong's image dominated the landscape of Chinese life for decades, contributing to the development of his personality cult. Images such as this one encouraged the Chinese people to look to Mao as a great leader who would lead his people to prosperity.