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5th State Typolithography Workshop, Moscow (formerly Russian Partnership)

5-я государственный типо-литография, (бывш. Русское товарищество)

Located in the Chistye Prudy neighborhood at 14 Myl'nikov Lane (a.k.a. Zhukovskii Street); the 5th State Typolithography Workshop was the Russian Partnership prior to its nationalization. Around 1922 the printer was placed under the Mospoligraf printing trust during a period of consolidation that occurred in the Moscow printing industry. With a staff of over two thousand, Mospoligraf oversaw a myriad of printers under local sections. Subsequently, Mospoligraf was the second-largest printing trust in Moscow outside of Mospechat’ trust. The 5th State Typolithography is not to be confused with the 5th Typography Workshop that was located in Moscow during the same period.


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