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Long Live the 40th anniversary of the Great October!

Número de Cartel: PP 740
Tamaño: 35x26
Tipo de cartel: Offset
Fecha de publicación: 1957
Editores: Art Editor M. Osis; Technical Editor V. Freimanis.
Información técnica: [Approved] May, 1957; Publication No. 9789-Mk3759; Format 54 x 84/2; Price 1 ruble.
Número de Glavlit: JT 10292-29
En el catologo: PP 740 Revolution b
Región de la URSS: RSS de Letonia
Idioma: Letón
Artista: Karpenko, Mikhail Mikhailovich (Karpenko, Mihails) — Карпенко, Михаил Михайлович
Mikhail Mikhailovich Karpenko never received any specialized artistic training during his career. While he is best known for his illustrations in children's books, he also designed political posters. Karpenko lived most of his life in Riga, Latvia and he performed design work for the Latvian State Publishing House and for the publishing houses of Khudozhestvennaia literatura, Detskaia literature and Malysh Belarus.   During World War II, Karpenko was called to military service. After being wounded in...
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Imprenta: Main Directorate of Typography, Riga —
Editorial: Latgosizdat (Latvian State Publishing House) — Латгосиздат (Латвийское государственное издательство)
Until World War II, Latvia had thriving publishing and printing industries. Between Soviet annexation in 1940 and the German occupation in 1941, Lativa's position as a European publishing hub drastically changed. Around 1940 Lativa's largest publisher, Liesma (Flame), was nationalized during Soviet annexation. The publisher became VAPP (Department of State Book Publishers and Polygraphic Enterprises) and was controlled as a state-run entity. From 1946-1964, VAPP was named Latgosizdat and in 1965, the publisher was re-named Liesma. It specialized in ...
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