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Gorgeous Color Photos Of Communist Operas Lead The Afternoon Links

When the Communist Party banned traditional operas during China's Cultural Revolution, photographer Zhang Yaxin was chosen to document the model operas that took their place.

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"Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy," 1969

Photo by Zhang Yaxin courtesy of Slate
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Photo by Zhang Yaxin courtesy of Slate

"Raid on the White Tiger Regiment," 1971

Photo by Zhang Yaxin courtesy of Slate
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Photo by Zhang Yaxin courtesy of Slate

"Azalea Mountain," 1974

Photo by Zhang Yaxin courtesy of Slate

Photo by Zhang Yaxin courtesy of Slate

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