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"Marching to Pretoria" Tee-Shirt

"Marching to Pretoria" Tee-Shirt

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                   High quality Noir (black) cotton tee-shirt with pressed transfer, available in S,M, L,XL,XXL, XXXL.

"Marching to Pretoria" tee-shirt featuring original Chinese propaganda image from the communist cultural revolution on mainland China. Image shows factory workers, young communists, on the march to a brighter future holding an image of Mao, replacing the traditional religious icon.The text is in a faux Chinese font.

                              Conceived and created by a boutique graphics company in South Africa.

                                                                              NOT MADE IN CHINA

The folksong, Marching to Pretoria probably dates from around 1902. The song comes from the Second Anglo-Boer war and is sung from a patriotic perspective.

                 It is an update of an 1865 American Civil War marching song 'Marching through Georgia', a ditty about Sherman's 'March to the Sea', intending to frighten the civilian population into abandoning the Confederacy.Sherman's troops burnt the houses of those resisting.


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