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Frontiers in Art Research, 2021, 3(3); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2021.030305.

The female image in calendar posters and advertisement posters in early twentieth century Shanghai


Chen Gaohuan

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Chen Gaohuan

Master of Arts in Chinese Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 999077, China


Yuefenpai flourished in early 20th and beautiful young women were the core image of yuefenpai. Besides, there are many advertisement posters appeared as women images. This paper is designed to study the female image in calendar posters and advertisement posters in early twentieth century Shanghai and explore the social recognition of female image and how female image reflect the reality. Apart from satisfying consumer’s needs, it is necessary to study female images based on social background. I think the effects female advertisement on reality still has some room to study, not only change people’s notion by advertisement but also can influence social recognition of female image, consumer behavior and cultural value.


female image, social recognition, the reflection of reality, commodities, cultural value

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Chen Gaohuan. The female image in calendar posters and advertisement posters in early twentieth century Shanghai. Frontiers in Art Research (2021) Vol. 3, Issue 3: 23-27. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2021.030305.


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