Translation: Our victories of labor are for the 22nd congress of the communist party of the Soviet Union!
Poster Number: PP 198
Artist: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник
Poster Notes: This poster highlights the 22nd Communist Party Congress. It was the last Congress where the Chinese Communist Party attended and the platform of decisions included removal of Stalin's remains from the Lenin Mausoleum as well as renaming cities dedicated to Stalin and various Stalinist-era politicians.
Media Size: 42x30.5
Poster Type: Offset
Printer: 1st Offset Printing Plant of UPP of the Lensovnarkoz, Leningrad
Printer Notes: Located at 9 Kronverkskaia Street in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), the 1st Offset Printing Plant was under the management of UPP of Lensovnarkoz during the late 1950s and early 1960s. The significance of "UPP of Lensovnarkoz" meant that the plant’s operations were under the "Printing Industry Management of the Leningrad Economic Regional Council".
The 1st Offset Printing had roots in Imperial Russia. It was founded in 1881 by Theodore Kibbel (Fedor Fyodorovich Kibbel) at Kronverkskaia and Mir Streets in St. Petersburg, (Petrograd). In 1917, the Council of People’s Commissars of Labor nationalized the Kibbel printing house and in 1918, the Soviets named it "1st State Lithography". Thereafter, it underwent a variety of name changes. By the early 1950s, it was the Leningrad Offset Printing Plant.
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 M. Sergeeva
Technical Information on Poster: May 8, 1961...[illegible]... Price 10 kopeks. Order No. 401.
Glavlit Directory Number: A-05832
Catalog Notes: PP 198 Events