Exposición de la Historia de las Luchas Revolucionaria. Praga, Monumento de la Liberación, Mayo-Agosto 1949

Número de Cartel: PP 968
Información sobre el cartel: Poster is in Czech language; In background, the ancient shield reads: "Do not be daunted by your enemies". The exhibition mentioned on the poster was likely at Vítkov Hill in Prague where a monument to the Soviet liberation of Czechoslovakia once stood.
Tamaño: 39.5x26
Tipo de cartel: Offset
Fecha de publicación: 1949
Fuentes: Aulich, J., & Sylvestrová, M. (1999). Political posters in Central and Eastern Europe, 1945-1995: Signs of the times. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Información en el catálogo: PP 968 Comecon-Warsaw Pact
Artista: Cumpelik, Jan (Čumpelík, Jan) — Чумпелика, Яна
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