Translation: The Red Army is the faithful defender of October, the mainstay of the architecture of peace, the USSR.
[Lower left] “We do not want an inch of foreign soil, but we will not give up an inch of our territory." -Stalin.
Pending full translation.
Poster Number: PP 089
Artist: Liubimov — Любимов
Poster Notes: Poster is in Oirat language. This is one of a series printed in various languages from the era of tension along the Russo-Chinese border following the creation of the Japanese Manchu State in Manchuria, China. The image of the soldier in the background of three seen on this poster is likely of Evenk (Tungus) or Manchu origin. Evenks are indigenous people of the areas along the Sino-Soviet border.
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: Krasnii Proletarii Book Printer, Moscow, 16 Krasnoproletarskaia Street
Printing date: 26-Aug-32
Printer Notes: Krasnii Proletarii means "Red Proletariat". This Soviet printer was formerly the Ivan Kushnerev & Company Printing Shop prior to nationalization
Publisher: Ogiz-IzoGiz (Association of State Book-Magazine Publishing Houses and State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow-Leningrad
Publishing date: 1932
Publisher Notes: Izogiz was the fine arts section of Ogiz publishing. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".
Editorial Information: Editor Yenchinov; Technical Editor Gusev
Technical Information on Poster: Izogiz No. 4982. I. 35. Order No. 5796. Submitted for production August 9, 1932. Approved for printing August 26, 1932. Standard format 73 x 104. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Price 60 kopeks. "Send your comments about this poster to: Moscow, IZOGIZ, Mass Agitation Sector".
Print Run: 1,050
Glavlit Directory Number: B-25257.
Sources: Mercer and Middlesex Auctions, LLC (2011).
Catalog Notes: PP 089 Military; Sister Poster PP 715