Translation: Our candidate for deputy in the Supreme Soviet of the Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic -- Klement Yefremovich Voroshilov.
"Lenin election district, Samarkand [Uzbekistan] "
Poster Number: PP 161
Artist: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник
Poster Notes: Poster design is the same as used for Kalinin and Stalin with the photo by TASS (Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union); Kliment Voroshilov (1881-1969) was Commissar of Defense. He was also Marshal of the Soviet Union (despite his reputation for being a poor strategist) before and during the U.S.S.R.’s involvement in World War II. After Stalin’s death in 1953, Voroshilov was removed from a position of direct political power.
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Printer: Pravda Vostoka and Kzyl Uzbekistan Typography Workshop, Tashkent
Printer Notes: Pravda Vostoka means "Truth of the East"
Publisher: Pravda Vostoka (Truth of the East) Joint Publishing House, Kzyl, Uzbekistan
Publishing date: 1947
Technical Information on Poster: Publication No. 180. Order No 873. Price 3 rubles.
Print Run: 3,000
Glavlit Directory Number: R00109.
Catalog Notes: PP 161 Military