Translation: You cannot break the Korean people!
Poster Number: PP 188
Category: Cold War
Artist: Koretskii, Viktor Borisovich (Koretsky, Victor) — Корецкий, Виктор Борисович
Poster Notes: The image of the prisoner on this poster is a direct reference to a North Korean POW uprising at compound 76 of Camp One at Koje-do Island off the southeastern coast of Korea.
Media Size: 38x26
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: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow
Publishing Date: 1953
Publisher Notes: Founded in 1936, Iskusstvo was formed out of Ogiz-Izogiz, the “State Art and Literature Publishing House”.
Editorial Information: Editor O. Legran
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] February 24, 1953; Publication No. 10180; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 2504; Price 1 ruble
Print Run: 100,000
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh01075.
Catalog Notes: PP 188 Cold War b