Translation: Death to the stranglers and oppressors of workers and peasants!
The battle for the Volga! The battle for bread for the starving!
(On the flag) RSFSR [Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic]
Poster Number: PP 322
Artist: Kiselis, Petr Yul’evich (Yur’evich) — Киселис, Пётр Юрьевич (Юрьевич)
Poster Notes: Written on the flag: RSFSR (Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic)
Media Size: 41x28
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publisher: Political Directorate of the R.V.S.R. (Revolutionary Military Council of the Republic)
Publishing Date: 1919
Publisher Notes: Litizdat was the portmanteau word for Literary and Publishing Department of the Political Directorate of the Revolutionary Military Council of the Republic (R.V.S.R.) of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (RSFSR). It distributed 7.5 million posters, postcards and lubok-styled images from 1919 to 1922.
Technical Information on Poster: Year 1919
Sources: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B. S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 313, poster 1704
Catalog Notes: PP 322 Revolution