Translation: The USSR is the state with the largest socialized agriculture in the world.
Poster Number: PP 233
Artists: Moor (Orlov), Dmitrii Stakhievich — Моор (Орлов), Дмитрий Стахиевич; Sen'kin, Sergei Iakovlevich — Сенькин, Сергей Яковлевич;
On the book at the center of poster: "State Act for perpetual use of land by collective farms".
Pictured far right at the bottom (wearing dark shirt and grey necktie) is Trofim Lysenko, Soviet agronomist and geneticist during the Stalinist era.
Media Size: 41x28.5
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Printer: Gudok Typography Workshop, Moscow
Printer Notes: The Railway industry newspaper was called Gudok, meaning "whistle"
Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow-Leningrad
Publishing Date: 1939
Publisher Notes: Founded in 1936, Iskusstvo was formed out of Ogiz-Izogiz, the “State Art and Literature Publishing House”..
Editorial Information: Editor M. Ioffe; Technical Editor A. Pupkov
Technical Information on Poster: Iskusstvo No. 9994; Index R...[illegible]; Approved for printing December 20, 1938; Submitted for production December 21, 1938; Standard format 62 x 94; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 3507; Printed on an offset rotary press in the “Gudok” Typography Workshop
Print Run: 75,000
Glavlit Directory Number: 58218
Sources: Graham, L. R. (2016). Lysenko's ghost: Epigenetics and Russia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
Catalog Notes: PP 233 Agriculture