Translation: For The Power Of Soviets
Their Union Was Tempered In The Fire Of October!
Poster Number: PP 041
Artist: Ivanov, Viktor Semenovich — Иванов, Виктор Семёнович
Poster Type: Offset
Printer: Kalinin Sovnarkhoz of the RSFSR of Poligrafizdat. Kalinin, 5 Lenin Avenue
Printing date: 30-May-60
Printer Notes: The Kalinin Sovnarkhoz of the RSFSR (Regional Council of National Economy of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic) of Poligrafizdat was located in Kalinin (now Tver), a city northwest of Moscow. This printer was at 5 Lenin Ave. (formerly Voroshilov Street). Poligrafizdat is the portmanteau word for "Printing and Publishing Department" while Sovnarkhoz indicates a system of economic reorganization (that came about in 1957) whereby over 100 "economic regions" were created to reduce the previous state administered, top-down approach to local economies.
Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow
Publishing date: 1960
Publisher Notes: Izogiz was the fine arts section of Ogiz publishing. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".
Editorial Information: Editor G. Shchetkin.
Technical Information on Poster: May 30, 1960. Publication No. 1–458. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Order 976. Price 1 ruble. (As of January 1, 1961, 10 kopeks).
Print Run: 150,000
Glavlit Directory Number: A05246.
Catalog Notes: PP 041 Revolution