Translation: Let's name the Zeppelin Squadron after Lenin!
Poster Number: PP 140
Artist: Kibardin, Georgii Vladimirovich — Кибардин, Георгий Владимирович
Poster Notes: Poster is in Belarusian language. Misc. copy reads: "Whoever Removes This Poster is a Counter-Revolutionary and Criminal".
Media Size: 44.5x32.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: Tsentrizdat (Central Publishing House of the Peoples of the USSR)
Printer Notes: Tsentrizdat was established in 1924 to consolidate East and West publishing divisions into one entity. With a focus on literature, political, scientific and educational information in the national languages of the USSR, it had offices throughout the Soviet republics and autonomous regions. Tsentrizdat was dissolved in 1931 when the USSR centralized its printing and publishing.
Publisher: Ogiz-IzoGiz, Moscow-Leningrad
Publishing Date: 1931
Publisher Notes: Izogiz was the fine arts section of Ogiz publishing. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".
Technical Information on Poster: Izogiz No. 2065, R 30. No. 329. Order No. 102. Current Account Number For The Moscow Fund For The Squadron Of Zeppelins Named For Lenin At The Regional Department Of The State Bank 109710
Print Run: 5,000
Glavlit Directory Number: B-6904
Sources: Revolutionary Tides: the art of the political poster 1914-1989 by J.T. Schnapp (2005), page 28
Catalog Notes: PP 140 Lenin