Translation: Glory to the mother-hero!
Poster Number: PP 314
Artist: Vatolina, Nina Nikolaevicha — Ватолина, Нина Николаевна
Poster Notes: The mother on this poster is wearing the Order of the Mother Heroine (mat'-geroinia) given by the U.S.S.R. for raising a family of ten or more children. This poster was likely made for March 8th International Women's Day as the holiday of Mother's Day was banned in the Soviet Union.
Media Size: 35x25
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian), Moscow
Printer Notes: Krasnii Proletarii means "Red Proletariat". This Soviet printer was formerly the Ivan Kushnerev & Company Printing Shop
Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow-Leningrad
Publishing Date: 1944
Publisher Notes: Founded in 1936, Iskusstvo was formed out of Ogiz-Izogiz, the “State Art and Literature Publishing House”.
Editorial Information: Editor K. Yerinova.
Technical Information on Poster: September 26, 1944. Publication No. 6564. Order No. 577. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Price 2 rubles.
Print Run: 25,000
Glavlit Directory Number: A 11331
Catalog Notes: PP 314 Women