Chairman Mao's cameraman dies

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Well-known photographer Lv Houmin passed away on Monday morning at the age of 88, according to the Shanghai-based media outlet

Lv built a reputation for taking precious photos of Chairman Mao Zedong and other political leaders.

He served as a special cameraman of the country's top leaders from 1950 to 1964.

As well as recording many historical moments, Lv also took pictures of Mao's daily life.

Photographer Lv Houmin shakes hands with Chairman Mao Zedong in 1958. [Photo:]

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