Translation: Greetings to the world’s largest Dnieprostroi Hydroelectric Station that has started operating.
Long live the most productive workers of socialist construction. [Right side of poster] DGES (Hydroelectric Station Of Dnieper-Petrovsk).
Poster Number: PP 267
Artist: Klutsis, Gustav Gustavovich (Klucis, Gustavs) — Клуцис, Густав Густавович
Poster Notes: This poster is oversized. The Dnieprostroi Hydroelectric Station was built on the Dnieper River, the third largest river in Europe. Soviet architects designed the dam and its buildings while a U.S. team assisted with the engineering. When completed in 1932, the dam was the biggest in the world and it was a tremendous achievement for the First Five-Year Plan and for the Soviet Union.
Media Size: 60x45
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: Mosoblpoligraf (Moscow Regional Printers), Moscow
Printer Notes: In 1921, the Soviet Union formulated a plan to consolidate the nation’s largest and best printing operations into state-owned trusts. Mosoblpoligraf was a regional printing trust created out of the consolidation plan. It managed the 5th Lithography Workshop of Moscow that was located on Melnikov Alley.
Publisher: Ogiz-IzoGiz, Moscow-Leningrad
Publishing Date: 1932
Publisher Notes: Izogiz was the fine arts section of Ogiz publishing. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".
Editorial Information: Editor Korobchenko; Technical Editor… [text obscured]
Technical Information on Poster: Izogiz No. 3953; I-30; Number 682; Submitted for printing March 14, 1932; Approved for printing March 31, 1932; Size: 73 X 104 - 2 sheets; Order No. 210
Print Run: 15,000
Glavlit Directory Number: B-17445
Catalog Notes: PP 267 Industry (oversized)