Translation: 1st May
"Workers of the world, unite! "
Poster Number: PP 054
Artist: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник
Poster Notes: The image of Karl Marx is depicted.
Media Size: 33.5x28.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: 2nd Soviet Typography [Photo-Lithography] Workshop, Kiev
Printer Notes: The 2nd Soviet Typography Workshop was located at 4 Pushkin Street in Kiev, Ukraine.
Publisher: Political Directorate of the Military Region [Ukraine]
Publishing Date: 1921
Publisher Notes: The Political Directorate of the Revolutionary Military Council of the Republic (often abbreviated on posters as Lit.-Izd. Otd. Polit. Upravl. Rev. Voen. Sov. Respulik.) distributed 7.5 million posters, postcards and lubok-styled images from 1919 and 1922.
Print Run: 2,000
Sources: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B. S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 183, poster 433; Russian Revolutionary Posters by V. Polonskii (1925), page 999, poster 2
Catalog Notes: PP 054 Events