Translation: Great Stalin - the Light of Communism!
Poster Number: PP 1048
Artist: Ivanov, Viktor Semenovich — Иванов, Виктор Семёнович
Poster Notes: Illustration depicts Stalin reading volume 14 of Lenin's works. In bookshelf behind him are multiple volumes of books by Marx and Engels, Lenin and Stalin himself.
Media Size: 34x23.5
Poster Type: Offset
Printer: Leningrad Offset Printing Plant
Printer Notes: The Leningrad Offset Printing Plant had its roots in Imperial Russia. It was a large printing house founded in 1881 by Theodore Kibbel (Fedor Fyodorovich Kibbel) located at Kronverkskaia and Mir Streets in St. Petersburg, (A.K.A. Petrograd). In the 1950s, the printing house name was changed to the Leningrad Offset Printing Plant.
Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow
Publishing Date: 1952
Publisher Notes: Founded in 1936, Iskusstvo was formed out of Ogiz-Izogiz, the “State Art and Literature Publishing House”.
Editorial Information: Editor E. Povolotskaia
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] October 4, 1952. Publication No. 8911. Volume 2 sheets of paper. Price 1 ruble. Order No. 427.
Print Run: 300,000
Glavlit Directory Number: A-06685
Catalog Notes: PP 1048 Stalin b