Translation: Poor Peasant! Citizens of Poltava will fulfill the remainder of the reduced requisition. The Workers’ and Peasants’ Republic is placing all hope on you.Read Full Translation...
Poor Peasant! Citizens of Poltava will fulfill the remainder of the reduced requisition.Close Full Translation
The Workers’ and Peasants’ Republic is placing all hope on you. You can overcome everything to fulfill requisitions sent to Poltava so city workers won’t starve. Grab the kurkul [kulak] by the neck! Let him give us the surplus he's holding back, don’t let him put his bread to rot under the earth while workers are starving!
Poster Number: PP 421
Category: Civil War
Artist: Rozhankivskii, Petr — Рожанкивский, Петр (Рожанковский)
Poster Notes: Poster is in Ukrainian language; [Top of poster] Workers of all countries unite!; [On the table] "Requisition"; This poster was made for the Komnezamozh (Poor Peasant Committee) to raise money for famine in the Volga river region during the civil war.
Media Size: 24.5x22
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: 3rd Soviet Typography Workshop, Poltava
Printer Notes: 3rd Soviet Typography Workshop, Poltava No. 241-485 [Ukraine]
Publisher: All-Ukrainian State Publishing House
Publishing Date: 1920
Technical Information on Poster: RVTs (Passed by Military Censor), No. 564. Poltava
Print Run: 2,000
Sources: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B.S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 462, poster 3066; Ukrainsʹke radiansʹke obrazotvorche mystetstvo ta arkhitektura: Mystetstvo narodzhene zhovtnem, 1917-1987. (1987). Kyïv: Mystetstvo.
Catalog Notes: PP 421 Civil War b