Translation: We learn so that Stalin says “Excellent, guys!” We are children of the plants and the arable land, and our road is a nuclear one. For our happy childhood, thank you mother country! --V. Gusev
Poster Number: PP 061
Artist: Eiges, Olga Viacheslavovna — Эйгес, Ольга Вячеславовна
Poster Notes: This poster is framed. A portion of text (attributed to the poet Viktor M. Gusev) comes from the 1935 “Song of Soviet Schoolchildren”. The lines of the song were later re-purposed as "Thank you comrade Stalin for our happy childhood!"
Media Size: 24x18
Poster Type: Offset
Printer: Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian), Moscow
Printer Notes: The 3rd Krasnii Proletarii Book Printing Plant was located at 16 Krasnoproletarskaia Street in Moscow. It was placed under the Poligrafkniga (Book and Magazine Printing) Trust around 1920. Historically, the 3rd Krasnii Proletarii was under the ownership of the Russian entrepreneur Ivan Kushnerev. He founded the Ivan Kushnerev & Company Printing Shop in 1869 in Moscow.
Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow-Leningrad
Publishing Date: 1939
Publisher Notes: Founded in 1936, Iskusstvo was formed out of Ogiz-Izogiz, the “State Art and Literature Publishing House”.
Editorial Information: Editor A. Rachevskii. Technical Editor I. Kabanov.
Technical Information on Poster: Iskusstvo No. 4037, Index P-10. Approved for printing May 25, 1939. Submitted for printing May 31, 1939. Standard format 62 x 94 - ½ sheet of paper. Order No. 372. Price 40 kopeks.
Print Run: 50,000
Glavlit Directory Number: A-12176
Catalog Notes: PP 061 Youth (framed)