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Organize Country Houses of Reading. [Partial translation]

Número de Cartel: PP 793
Información sobre el cartel: [Top panel, red banner above steps] "R.S.F.S.R. Reading House of the Village of Lipovik" (a village in Arkhangelsk Oblast); [Bottom panel, on box] newspaper "Bednota”; [Bottom panel, on floor] “Pravda” newspaper; [Behind man at table is the poster “Tsar, Priest and Kulak”]; Text on bottom of PP 793 is identical to PP 792.
Tamaño: 35х24
Tipo de cartel: Litografía
Fecha de publicación: 1919
Fuentes: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B.S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 495, poster 3349; Main, S. J. (1989). The creation, organisation and work of the Red Army's political apparatus during the civil war (1918-1920).* University of Edinburgh (PhD dissertation consulted)
En el catologo: PP 793 Education & Literacy; Sister Poster PP 792
Artista: Apsit, Aleksandr Petrovich (Apsītis, Aleksandrs) — Апситис, Александр Петрович
Alexandr Petrovich Apsit grew up amidst dire poverty and yet he received free instruction under the tutelage of the Saint-Petersburg painter, Lev Dmitriev-Kavkazskii.  By 1902, Apsit was noticed by the popular journals, including Rodina [Motherland], Zvezda [Star], and Niva, for which he produced sketches. He also illustrated the publications of writings by A.M. Gorkii, N.S. Leskov, and A.P. Chekhov, as well as those by D. Bedny, I.S. Nikritin, and M.E. S...
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Editorial: All-Russian Bureau of Military Commissars, Agitation and Education Department — Всероссийское бюро военных комиссаров (VBVK)
The publishing arm of the All-Russian Bureau of Military Commissars (VBVK) is historically considered to be the Bolsheviks' first centralized political organ for the Red Army. It was formed in April 1918 when the People’s Commissariat for Military Affairs issued a decree on the creation of military councils (soviets). This action established commissariats for military matters at the rural, provincial and district levels, and it also formed the All-Russian Bureau of Military Commissars that became th...
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