Translation: Only soviet rule can lead working masses to light and enlightenment.
Soviet rule knowledge [posted by] the club section of the Extramural Department of the Commissariat of Public Education.
"Workers of all countries, unite!"
Poster Number: PP 139
Category: Education Literacy
Artist: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник
Poster Notes: The poster was made for the Worker's Club Sections of the People’s Commissariat for Public Education. It was printed in Petrograd (Saint Petersburg) likely in 1918 when the unification of educational institutions was carried out.
Media Size: 46.5x31
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: 2nd State Griaznaia Lithography Workshop
It is likely that this printer was the 2nd State Typography at 8 Griaznaia Street, St. Petersburg. Griaznaia (meaning dirty in Russian) characterized the industrialization of the neighborhood.
The 2nd State Typography was the Wefers and Company Lithographic Plant prior to Soviet nationalization.
Publishing Date: c.1918
Catalog Notes: PP 139 Communist Culture b