Poster Plakat A Collection of Posters from the Soviet Union and its Satellite Nations

Translation: State Publishing House [address illegible] Books on all branches of knowledge [To the right] Literature. Works Of And About Lenin. Popular Science. Agriculture. Fiction. Children’s Literature.Read Full Translation...State Publishing House [address illegible] Books on all branches of knowledge [To the right] Literature. Works Of And About Lenin. Popular Science. Agriculture. Fiction. Children’s Literature. Art [Titles on the books] Emilyan Iaroslavskii: The Life And Work Of Lenin. “Star” Popular Literature And Popular Science Magazine. The History Of The Russian Communist Party. Zinovev: V.I. Lenin. Russia. Letters Of V.I. Lenin. Textbooks For Schools. Marxism-LeninismClose Full Translation
Poster Number: PP 388
Category: Education & Literacy
Artist: LAB — ЛАБ
Poster Notes:

On the right side: Literature. Works of and about Lenin. Popular Science. Agriculture. Fiction. Children’s Literature. Art. The book titles are: Emilyan Iaroslavskii: Life And Work Of Lenin. “Star” Popular Literature And Popular Science Magazine. The History Of The Russian Communist Party. Zinoviev: V.I. Lenin. Russia. Letters Of V.I. Lenin. Textbooks For Schools. Marxism-Leninism.
The building with the globe top was built in 1904 for the Russian branch of Singer Sewing Machine. Its offices were located on the top floor. The building stands to this day on Nevskii Prospect, St. Petersburg's main avenue. Early-on in the Soviet period, the Singer building housed the Petrograd State Publishing House and the city's largest bookstore. The bookstore later part of a chain of book stores called Dom Knigi (House of Books).

Media Size: 42x28
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Printer: 1st State Lithography Workshop, Leningrad (formerly Kibbel)
Publisher: State Publishing House
Publishing Date: c.1924
Sources: Carstensen, F. V. (1984). American enterprise in foreign markets: Studies of Singer and International Harvester in Imperial Russia. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press.
Catalog Notes: PP 388 Communist Culture b