Translation: The city of Lenin is the most literate city in the world.Read Full Translation...The city of Lenin is the most literate city in the world.
London – 95% literacy
Berlin – 99.45% literacy
Leningrad – 100% literacy
[On the first banner]
Warmest greeting to the Leningrad culture army which is the front line fighter for the cultural revolution
[On the second banner]
We have people coming from other locations in the Soviet Union Immediately arm them with literacy
Increase cultural help for the countryside
[On the third banner]
With the support of total literacy we will spread technical knowledge
Fulfill the 5-year plan for Leningrad industry in three years
[On the fourth banner]
By the 14th anniversary of October must become a country of total literacy.Close Full Translation
Poster Number: PP 398
Category: Education & Literacy
Artist: Artist Studios (Kh.M.) — Художественные Мастерские (ХМ)
Poster Notes: This poster is on foamcore.
Media Size: 55.5x38
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: State Lithography Workshop named for M. Tomskii, Leningrad
Printer Notes: In 1924, the 1st State Lithography Workshop in Leningrad was named in honor of Mikhail Pavlovich Tomskii (1880-1936), head of the Soviet trade union and the head of the State Publishing House. In the mid-1930s, this workshop became the 24th Lithography Workshop of Ogiz. Historically, the printing workshop had been owned by Fedor Kibbel' prior to Soviet nationalization and was located at Kronverkskaia and Mir Streets in St. Petersburg (A.K.A. Petrograd). The workshop was designated the “1st State Lithographic" upon termination of Kibbel'’s ownership.
Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art)
Publishing Date: 1931
Publisher Notes: Izogiz was the fine arts section of Ogiz publishing. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".
Technical Information on Poster: Poster created by Kh.M., “Khudozhestvennye Masterskie” meaning, Artist Studios; [Printed at] 3 Mir Street
Print Run: 15,000
Catalog Notes: PP 398 Communist Culture (foamcore)