Translation: Let peaceful life for the brotherly family of cooperative farmers grow under the sun, and let the soviet fatherland bloom, my happy motherland!
Poster Number: PP 215
Artist: Livanova, Vera Mikhailovna — Ливанова, Вера Михайловна
Poster Notes: Sixteen republics are illustrated because it was designed in the final year the Soviet Union possessed the Karelo-Finnish Soviet Socialist Republic (SFSR). In 1956, one year after the poster was released, the Karelo-Finnish Republic was incorporated into the Russian Republic as the Karelian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. Karelia’s removal was the only time in USSR history when a member republic was merged into another republic.
Media Size: 35x26.5
Poster Type: Offset
Printer: Leningrad Offset Printing Plant
Printer Notes: The Leningrad Offset Printing Plant had its roots in Imperial Russia. It was a large printing house founded in 1881 by Theodore Kibbel (Fedor Fyodorovich Kibbel) located at Kronverkskaia and Mir Streets in St. Petersburg, (A.K.A. Petrograd). In the 1950s, the printing house name was changed to the Leningrad Offset Printing Plant.
Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow
Publishing Date: 1955
Publisher Notes: Izogiz was the fine arts section of Ogiz publishing. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".
Editorial Information: Editor E. Povolotskaia; Art Editor Iu. Boitman
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] July 20, 1955; Publication No. 840; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 481; Price 1 ruble
Print Run: 200,000
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh-05201
Catalog Notes: PP 215 Agriculture b