Translation: [At top] The Building of Communism – a business of the hands, the minds and the energy of the nation.
[At bottom] Glory to the KPSS! [Communist Party of the Soviet Union]
Poster Number: PP 121
Category: Communist Culture
Artist: Solov'ev, Mikhail Mikailovich — Соловьёв, Михаил Михайлович
Poster Notes: [On the book at center] Program of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union – building of communism.
Media Size: 50x27
Poster Type: Offset
Printer: 1st Exemplary Typography Workshop named for A. A. Zhdanov, Moscow
Printer Notes: After World War II, the 1st Exemplary Typography was named in honor of Andrei Alexandrovich (A.A.) Zhdanov (1896-1948), a Soviet Communist Party leader. The printer provided for Sovnarkhoz (Regional Council of National Economy) of Moscow. Historically, the 1st Exemplary Typography Workshop was the Sharapov-Sytin Partnerhip. Ivan Sytin, a book-publishing magnate, had his printing shop at Valovaia and Piatnitskaia streets in Moscow. In 1919, Sytin's plant was nationalized by the Bolsheviks.
Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow
Publishing Date: 1961
Publisher Notes: Izogiz was the fine arts section of Ogiz publishing. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".
Editorial Information: Editor A. Pashenkov
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] August 11, 1961; Publication No. 1-729; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 2093; Price 10 kopeks
Print Run: 245,000
Glavlit Directory Number: A07206
Catalog Notes: PP 121 Communist Culture b