Chinese Papercuts

Collection Information

The Center for Chinese Studies at the University of Michigan possesses a stunning collection of rare propaganda papercuts from the Cultural Revolution--a period of massive political upheaval in China that began in 1966 and lasted about a decade. The papercuts were scanned and made available as high-resolution digital images in this collection by the University Library Digital Library Production Service (DLPS).

View the News Service article about the papercuts discovery.

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