December 17 1946: Cartoonist Huang Yao arrives in Kunming


Taiwanese Newspaper, Ming Bao

Reported in Taiwanese Newspaper, Ming Bao. The original source is from Zhongyangshe Kunming, dated 18 December 1946.

The cartoonist, Niu Bizi Huang Yao, has left Hong Kong to go to Vietnam. There he encountered the Haiphong French Vietnam conflict. His home on Tangji Street was bombed. Huang Yao and his family followed overseas Chinese as they waded through marshes and traveled by foot, then hid in Nankou and escaped to arrive in Hanoi, where they caught a flight to Kunming (16 December). He lost all his clothing, possessions, including sketches and paintings.


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