Chinese Poster Collection
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Propaganda posters, original artwork and new year pictures.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
The original system of thematic arrangement was devised by John Gittings and Anna Merton. This arrangement has been maintained as far as possible. Where posters were re-numbered by later curators, the most recent number has been kept but a record made of its original designation.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Access is subject to signing the Regulations for Access form, unless the records are restricted under the Data Protection Act 2018 or under exemptions in the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material