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Chinese # 111 - Female Worker

Chinese # 111 - Female Worker

ID# 3111
15" x 20.75"
(38cm x 53cm)
Regular price $275 USD
Regular price Sale price $275 USD
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The poster "New Recruits of the Mine" is a creation by the renowned artist Yang Zhiguang, inspired by the story of a young rural woman, Yang Muying. This powerful artwork is set in the Ma'an Coal Mine near Zhaoqing, Guangdong Province. Yang Muying's story serves as the muse for this piece, as she demonstrated extraordinary resilience and determination in the face of adversity.

The narrative unfolds in the aftermath of a tragic mining accident in which Yang Muying's husband died just months after their marriage. Rather than succumb to grief, she chose a path of courage. Donning her late husband's coal miner's uniform and helmet, Yang Muying embarked on her journey into the depths of the mine. Her determination and leadership led to the formation of the Ma'an Coal Mine's first-ever female mining team.

This poster captures the essence of her indomitable spirit and the groundbreaking role she played in challenging traditional gender norms. Yang Zhiguang's artwork stands as a tribute to Yang Muying's resilience, depicting her as an emblematic figure of strength and empowerment in the mining industry. Through this artwork, we witness the transformation of a young widow into a pioneering force, breaking barriers and inspiring others to follow suit.

This is an Original Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. This poster is printed on paper and is in excellent condition.
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