Skip to content

Why did the Civil War Start? [In the circle] From the first days of its existence the Soviet Republic has had to stand against the military forces of the White Army. [Partial translation]

Número de Cartel: PP 749
Información sobre el cartel: The pistols illustrated are the Nagant M1895 series used by the Imperial Army and Soviet Red Army.

[On three arrows]
Capitalists, landlords, generals
[Left arrow]
Capitalists, landlords and generals could not stand against the existing power of workers and peasants who took away land, plants and factories from them.
[Right arrow]
Capitalists, landlords and generals started to create a military force from the Tsar’s officers, Kazaks and kulaks in order to seize power from the Soviets.

Tamaño: 44x32
Tipo de cartel: Lithograph
Fecha de publicación: c.1925
Información sobre los editores: [On the poster margin] "This series is recommended by Agitpropotdel of the Political Directorate of RKKA for political education, Lenin corners, military corners, workers’ clubs and houses of literacy."
Información técnica: Publication No. 17765
Número de Glavlit: 67961
Información en el catálogo: PP 749 Civil War b
Artista: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник
The artist's name on the poster is not indicated. By assigning Artist Unknown to a poster it also could mean the artist used a chop mark whereby no signature is seen thus rendering the artist's identity anonymous.
Leer más...
Imprenta: Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian), Moscow — Красный Пролетарий, Москва
The Krasnii Proletarii Workshop originated under the ownership of Ivan Kushnerev, a Russian entrepreneur who founded the Kushnerev & Company Printing Shop in 1869 in Moscow. When Kushnerev died in 1896, his printing operation was one of the largest in Imperial Russia. In 1919, the printer was nationalized by the Soviets and consigned to the Printing Section of the Moscow Economic Council (MSNKh). Around 1920, it was placed under the Poligrafkiniga (Book and Magazine Printing) Trust and was given ...
Leer más...
Editorial: State Publishing House — Государственный издательство
The State Publishing House had its origins in Imperial Russia as the Royal Print Yard in St. Petersburg. The Soviets nationalized the print yard in 1917 and requisitioned its presses. From requisitioning emerged the Publishing House of the Petrograd Soviet that was formed in the winter of 1917 by the Literary and Publishing Department of People's Commissariat for Education. As the Red Army controlled more provinces and cities in former Imperial Russia, the State Publishing House developed ...
Leer más...