The Wunderkammer of the Mild Colonial Boy, Esq., a Reactionary Tory Gentleman, who armed only with a Steampowered Babbage Engine and Pure Intentions, wanders the Time Streams and Aetheric Plane gathering an Eccentric Hodgepodge of Curiousities, Frivolities, Whimsicalities and Nonsense.
Q. Why is your Tumblelog called "My Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning"?
A. Because "My Grandmother's Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning" wouldn't fit in the available space.
Designers: Shao Hua (邵华); Shao Qinglin (绍青林)
Herdspeople love to read books by Lenin and Marx
Mumin aidu Ma Lie shu (牧民爱读马列书)
Publisher: Renmin meishu chubanshe (人民美术出版社)
Size: 77x54 cm.
Call number: BG E15/199 (Landsberger collection)
State bookshop in the North of China, where Mongolians and other ‘minority peoples’ live. The young woman on the right carries rolls of posters in her bag.