Poster Number: PP 063
Artist: Govorkov, Viktor Ivanovich — Говорков, Виктор Иванович
Poster Notes: Poster text is in Yakut language. The little girl with flowers seen at the center of the poster is Gelya Markizova of the Buryat Mongol ASSR. Her image became instant propaganda after she was photographed embracing Stalin.
Media Size: 43x31
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Printer: 24th Lithography Workshop of the Poligrafkniga Trust of Ogiz, Leningrad
Printer Notes: Historically, the 24th Lithography Workshop was owned by Fedor Kibbel' prior to Soviet nationalization. It was located at Kronverkskaia and Mir Streets in St. Petersburg (Petrograd). By the 1930s, this workshop became the 24th Lithography Workshop of Ogiz (Association of State Book and Magazine Publishers) and it was managed by the Poligrafkniga (Book and Magazine Printing) Trust.
Publisher: Ogiz-IzoGiz, Moscow-Leningrad
Publishing Date: 1936
Publisher Notes: Izogiz was the fine arts section of Ogiz publishing. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".
Technical Information on Poster: Izogiz No. 8539 I 34; Submitted for printing August 16, 1936; Approved September 19, 1936; Standard format 72x104 - 1 sheet; Order No. 925; Price 60 kopeks
Print Run: 10,000
Glavlit Directory Number: B-27192
Catalog Notes: PP 063 Stalin