Translation: ‘Us’ We convert the desert into a blooming land
‘Them’ They convert cities and villages into a desert
Poster Number: PP 104
Category: Cold War
Artists: Sakharov, Sergei Georgievich — Сахаров, Сергей Георгиевич; Kuzgrinov, Konstantin Mikhailovich — Кузгинов, Константин Михайлович
Poster Notes: The pair of workers in the illustration here is also used on PP 103, a poster designed by Smoliak.
Media Size: 35x27
Poster Type: Offset
Printer: Printing plant named for Dunaev
Printer Notes: Evlampii Aleksandrovich Dunaev (1877-1919) was assistant chairman of the Soviet of Nizhny Novgorod and a member of its presidium. He also was a Bolshevik member of the municipal duma. In the period immediately following the Russian Revolution, Dunaev worked in the provisioning committee and in the Nizhny Novgorod Council of the Economy. He reportedly died from typhus.
Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow
Publishing Date: 1950
Publisher Notes: Founded in 1936, Iskusstvo was formed out of Ogiz-Izogiz, the “State Art and Literature Publishing House”.
Editorial Information: Editor Vorontsov.
Technical Information on Poster: October 26, 1950. Publication No. 9232. Volume 2 sheets of paper. Order No. 527-D. Price 1 ruble.
Print Run: 200,000
Glavlit Directory Number: A08572
Catalog Notes: PP 104 Cold War b; Sister poster PP 103