With your help China shall teach and lead her own.

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Description

Color poster shows a painting of a Chinese woman and young boy in traditional Chinese clothing. The woman has black hair and wears a fitted green dress. The boy wears a black and red cap and a red shirt. He holds an open book.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 55 x 35 cm.

Creation Information

Christy, Howard Chandler, 1873-1952. [c. 1947].

Context

This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Poster Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1944 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Publisher

  • United Service to China
    Publisher Info: This organization was originally known as United China Relief (1941-1945) and later as United Service to China (1946-1966), which coordinated various agencies in their wartime and post-war civilian relief activities to aid the people of Nationalist China, first on the mainland and subsequently on Taiwan.
    Place of Publication: New York, N.Y.

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Description

Color poster shows a painting of a Chinese woman and young boy in traditional Chinese clothing. The woman has black hair and wears a fitted green dress. The boy wears a black and red cap and a red shirt. He holds an open book.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 55 x 35 cm.

Notes

"China the new dawn"--text painted on book held by child.

"Donated by Howard Chandler Christy, 1947"--Artist's signature at lower right corner of picture.

"United Service to China--1790 Broadway--New York, N.Y."--Printed along bottom edge of poster.

"Litho in U.S.A."

"United Service to China, Inc., Capitol Station Box 2064, Austin, Texas"--Stamped in ink at lower right corner.

Union stamp at lower right corner: "Local No. 1 Amalgamated Lithographers of America, New York, Union Label"

This organization was originally known as United China Relief (1941-1945) and later as United Service to China (1946-1966), which coordinated various agencies in their wartime and post-war civilian relief activities to aid the people of Nationalist China, first on the mainland and subsequently on Taiwan.

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Identifier

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 217
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. WP No.# 40
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Christy 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc464

Collections

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World War Poster Collection

From World War I French victory figures to grim views of the Nazi regime, these posters demonstrate the power of words and images. It's particularly strong in World War I French and American and World War II American "home front" posters, covering topics like war bonds, rationing, enlistment, security, and morale, and popular artists like Norman Rockwell, Theodore Geisel (better known as Dr. Seuss), and Boris Artzybasheff.

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Creation Date

  • [c. 1947]

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 8:20 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 23, 2011, 11:57 a.m.

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Christy, Howard Chandler, 1873-1952. With your help China shall teach and lead her own., poster, [c. 1947]; New York, N.Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc464/: accessed May 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.