From Flickr: “Mountain climbing heroes strip cartoon wall chart (4)” by chineseposters.net

April 28, 2015 Uncategorized

Designer: Long Yipeng (龙亦鹏)
1964, May
Mountain climbing heroes strip cartoon wall chart (4)
Deng shan yingxiong lianhuan guatu (登山英雄连环挂图)
Call nr.: PC-1964-s-001 – 1964-s-004 (Private collection)

Fourth poster of a series of four.
Reaching the top of the mountain. One mountaineer waves the national flag, a second takes out a Little Red Book, and the third one holds a bust of Chairman Mao.
These posters must refer to the climbing of the Shishapangma (高僧赞峰, also called Xixabangma, 希夏幫馬峰). On 2 May 1964, a Chinese team of mountaineers were the first to reach the top of this 8.027 meters high mountain in the Himalayas.

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