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97/168/4 Photograph, 'We have friends all over the world', paper, Hou Bo, China, 1959. Click to enlarge.

Photograph, 'We have friends all over the world', paper, Hou Bo, China, 1959

Made
  • 1938-1959
Photograph, 'We have friends all over the world', paper, Hou Bo, China, 1959.
Silver gelatin black and white photograph titled 'We have friends all over the world'. Photograph shows Mao Zedong surrounded by youthful representatives from Asia, Afica and Latin America.

Summary

Object No.

97/168/4

Object Statement

Photograph, 'We have friends all over the world', paper, Hou Bo, China, 1959

Physical Description

Photograph, 'We have friends all over the world', paper, Hou Bo, China, 1959.
Silver gelatin black and white photograph titled 'We have friends all over the world'. Photograph shows Mao Zedong surrounded by youthful representatives from Asia, Afica and Latin America.

Dimensions

Height

190 mm

Width

245 mm

Production

Made

  • 1938-1959

Notes

This photograph of Mao Zedong was taken by Hou Bo China.
Hou Bo (b.1924) travelled to Yenan to join the Chinese Communist Revolution in 1938. She was in charge of photography at Zhongnanhai, the residence and workplace of the Communist Party Central Committee, for twelve years from 1949. She was responsible for recording the life and work of Mao Zedong and other Communist party leaders. She is married to Xu Xiaobing, another photographer, and they live in Beijing.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1997

Acquisition Date

16 June 1997

Cite this Object

Harvard

Photograph, 'We have friends all over the world', paper, Hou Bo, China, 1959 2020, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 13 May 2021, <https://ma.as/156357>

Wikipedia

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