Translation: All to the Polls!
Poster Number: PP 1106
Artist: Solov'ev, Mikhail Mikailovich — Соловьёв, Михаил Михайлович
The book highlights Article 109 of the USSR’s Constitution and it says: "People’s judges are to be elected for a term of three years by the citizens of a district on the basis of universal, direct, and equal suffrage via secret balloting."
The man is a representation of the Tajik population of the USSR. He is a veteran of World War II per the military service ribbons on his tunic.
Media Size: 34x24.5
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Printer: 3rd Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian) Typography Workshop of Glavpoligrafizdat, Moscow
Printer Notes: The 3rd Krasnii Proletarii Typography Workshop of Glavpoligrafizdat was located at 16 Krasnoproletarskaia Street in Moscow. Glavpoligrafizdat (Main Administration for Matters of Polygraphic Industry Publishing and Book Selling) was a state-owned trust created in 1949 to oversee printing, publishing and book selling in the USSR.
Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow-Leningrad
Publishing Date: 1951
Publisher Notes: Iskusstvo was the Art Publishing House (A.K.A. Visual Arts Publishing) that was created in 1936 from Ogiz-Izogiz (State Art and Literature Publishing House). It disseminated books and journals dealing with graphic design and the fine arts, and it issued numerous posters. Since the Iskusstvo banner was part of the State Printing Works in Leningrad (St. Petersburg) and Moscow, its two main offices were located in those two cities.
Editorial Information: Editor: V. Bespalova
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] for printing October 2, 1951; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Publication No. 9702; Order No. 664; Price 1 ruble
Print Run: 75,000
Glavlit Directory Number: A-07735
Catalog Notes: PP 1106 Events b