Translation: Moscow: the city of the twenty-second Olympic Games
Poster Number: PP 120
Artist: Pegov, S. — Пегов, С.
Poster Notes: Moscow won the bid for the 22nd Olympics in 1974. In the summer of 1980, the games were held in Moscow and in other locations around the U.S.S.R. It is one of the most politicized Olympics ever held due to the number of countries that boycotted in protest of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
Media Size: 40x29.5
Poster Type: Offset
Printer: Kalinin City Poligrafkombinat of Soiuzpoligrafprom
Printer Notes: The Kalinin Poligrafkombinat of Soiuzpoligrafprom was located at 5 Lenin Ave. (formerly Voroshilov Street) in Kalinin (now known as Tver), a city northwest of Moscow. Poligrafkombinat is the portmanteau word for "printing plant". It was under the management of the printing trust, Soiuzpoligrafprom (All-Union Association of Printing Enterprises).
Publisher: Plakat (All-Union Poster), Moscow
Publishing Date: 1977
Publisher Notes: Plakat, the "All-Union Poster Publishing House", was created in Moscow the mid-1970s
Editorial Information: Editor A. Kolomeitsev. Technical Editor I. Popova
Technical Information on Poster: Submitted for printing May 24, 1977. Format 70 x 108. Volume 1 sheet of paper, 1.4 conditional sheets of paper. Publication No. 13a-38. Price 12 kopeks. Offset paper No 1. Order 543. "Kalinin Typography Workshop of Soiuzpoligrafprom [was] Awarded the R
Print Run: 120,000
Glavlit Directory Number: A-01397.
Sources: Sarantakes, N. E. (2011). Dropping the torch: Jimmy Carter, the Olympic boycott, and the Cold War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Catalog Notes: PP 120 Events