Translation: “There are no fortresses such that the Bolsheviks could not take them”. --Stalin.
The Dnieprostroi Has Been Built!
Poster Number: PP 436
Artist: Strakhov-Braslaviskii, Adol'f Iosifovich — Страхов-Браславский, Адольф Иосифович
Poster Notes: This poster is oversized. Poster is in German language produced for the German-speaking minority of Ukraine. The Dnieprostroi Hydroelectric Station was built on the Dnieper River, the third largest river in Europe. Soviet architects designed the dam and its buildings while a U.S. team assisted with the engineering. The dam was the biggest in the world when completed in 1932 and a tremendous achievement for the First Five-Year Plan as well as for the Soviet nation.
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: Goznak Printing Plant, [Moscow], 15 Mytnaia Street
Printer Notes: Goznak is the Russian securities entity. It controls the mints that strike coins and manufacture orders, decorations, and commemorative medals. It prints currency and in the early period of Soviet history, it printed a selection of posters.
Publisher: Mistetstvo (State Art Publishing House), [Ukraine]
Publishing date: 1932
Catalog Notes: PP 436 Industry (oversized)