Event Date: 05/09/2008
The Whole Country is Red: China’s Cultural Revolution as told through the Stamp Issues of the Period.
China’s Cultural Revolution convulsed the world’s most populous country in the late 1960’s and early 70’s. While stamp collecting was denounced as ‘bourgeois’, the Cultural Revolution produced some of the most interesting, and rarest, People’s Republic stamps.
This is the eighth in this series of lunchtime talks being run in conjuntion with China: A Photographic Portrait brought to the Edinburgh`s City Art Centre by the Confucius Institute for Scotland.
The speaker today is Dr Robert McLean, City of Edinburgh Council.
This talk starts at 1.30 on Friday 5 September and last for around one hour. Admission to the talk is included in the price of an exhibition ticket. To book a seat in advance please call 0131 529 3963/2