Photo, Print, Drawing [Chinese dragon breathing fire on Soviet bear]
About this Item
- [Chinese dragon breathing fire on Soviet bear]
- Cartoon shows a huge dragon (labeled "China") with Mao Zedong's head breathing flames on a bear labeled with a hammer and sickle. Relations between the Soviet Union and China, the two great Communist superpowers, were frequently acrimonious, due to a long history of rivalry and conflict. In the 1970s, border disputes contributed to the problem. In March, 1978, the Chinese rebuffed a Soviet offer to discuss improving relations.
- Valtman, Edmund S., 1914-, artist
Created / Published
- 1978 Aug. 24.
- - Mao, Zedong,--1893-1976
- - International relations--Soviet Union--1970-1980
- - International relations--China--1970-1980
- - Dragons--1970-1980
- - Bears--1970-1980
- Editorial cartoons--American.
- Editorial cartoons--American
- - (DLC/PP-2000:071.009)
- - ljr / 020404.
- - Unprocessed in PR13 CN 2000:071.009
- - Source: Facts on file, 1978, p. 237 ljr
- 1 drawing.
Call Number/Physical Location
- Unprocessed [item] [P&P]
- Cartoon Drawings (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- ppmsc 07964 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.07964
- cph 3c30433 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c30433
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsc-07964 (digital file from original) LC-USZ62-130433 (b&w film copy neg.)
- No known restrictions on publication. For information see "Edmund S. Valtman" http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/print/res/384_valt.html
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Chicago citation style:
Valtman, Edmund S., Artist. Chinese dragon breathing fire on Soviet bear. China Soviet Union, 1978. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016687302/.
APA citation style:
Valtman, E. S. (1978) Chinese dragon breathing fire on Soviet bear. China Soviet Union, 1978. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016687302/.
MLA citation style:
Valtman, Edmund S., Artist. Chinese dragon breathing fire on Soviet bear. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016687302/>.