Translation: Kirov is with us.
"In the iron nights of Leningrad, Kirov is walking through the city, and his proud heart is happy that people are so resilient and that the Soviet people keep such a close guard on their motherland!"
Poster Number: PP 085
Category: World War II
Artist: Gordon, Mikhail Abramovich — Гордон, Михаил Абрамович
Poster Notes: Sergei Kirov was leader of the Leningrad Communist Party. He was assassinated in 1934. On the poster he's illustrated along side the Narva Arch in Leningrad. The arch was erected in 1814 to commemorate the Russian victory over Napoleon Bonaparte.
Media Size: 35.5x27
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: LT UN-9, Leningrad
Printer Notes: LT UN-9 is printing house No. 9 of the Publishing and Printing Department of the Executive Committee of the Leningrad City Council
Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow-Leningrad
Publishing Date: 1944
Publisher Notes: Founded in 1936, Iskusstvo was formed out of Ogiz-Izogiz, the “State Art and Literature Publishing House”.
Editorial Information: Editor N. Tikhonov
Technical Information on Poster: No. 2779; Order 2990; Price 4 rubles
Print Run: 3,000
Glavlit Directory Number: M 04428
Catalog Notes: PP 085 World War II b