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Ai Lao Dong

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    1983 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    colour offset lithography

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of the American Friends of the V&A; Gift to the American Friends by Leslie, Judith and Gabri Schreyer and Alice Schreyer Batko

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3G, shelf DR14

Physical description

Image mostly in blue of a prehistoric man, a giant hand and two space shuttles launching.

Place of Origin

China (made)


1983 (made)



Materials and Techniques

colour offset lithography

Marks and inscriptions

Ai Lao Dong
Love Labour
translated from the Chinese


Height: 77 cm, Width: 52.8 cm

Descriptive line

"Ai Lao Dong" Chinese propaganda poster. China, 1983.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Chinese Propaganda Posters: from Revolution to Modernization. by Stefan Landsberger. The Pepin Press. 1995.


Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

Propaganda; Labour; Communism


Prints; Propaganda; Posters


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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