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Un libro no es más que un hombre dirigiéndose al público.

Número de Cartel: PP 126
Información sobre el cartel: This poster propagates Likbez (likvidatsiia bezgramotnosti) a campaign to liquidate illiteracy in the U.S.S.R. It began in 1919, when Vladimir Lenin signed the decree "On eradication of illiteracy among the population of RSFSR". All Soviet citizens aged 8 to 50 years were required to be literate in their native language. Pictured on the poster in the crowd are the slogans: ‘The book is the light of communism’, ‘Long live the revolutionary union of people and labor!’, ‘You need to read to overcome enemies of the working class!’ This poster is from the early period of the Likbez campaign.
Tamaño: 30x22.5
Tipo de cartel: Lithograph
Fecha de publicación: 1920
Fuentes: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B.S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 491, poster 3317
Información en el catálogo: PP 126 Education & Literacy
Artista: Ivanov, Sergei Ivanovich — Иванов, Сергей Иванович
Imprenta: A.F. Marks Lithography Workshop — Типография Адольф Фёдорович Марксъ
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Editorial: State Publishing House, Peterburg [St. Petersburg, Russia] — Государственное издательство, петербург
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. Out of the requisitioning emerged the Publishing House of the Petrograd (St. Petersburg) Soviet formed in the winter of 1917 by the Literary and Publishing Department of People's Commissariat for Education.
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