Translation: May 1st
"Long live the international holiday of workers, May 1st !"
Long live the World Proletarian Union Of The Communist International Organization!
Poster Number: PP 456
Artist: Ivanov, Sergei Ivanovich — Иванов, Сергей Иванович
Media Size: 40.5x27.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: A.F. Marks Lithography Workshop
Printer Notes: A.F. Marks'' Partnership Artistic Office was located in St. Petersburg at 29 Izmailovskii Avenue. Founded in 1881, its owner was Adolf Fedorovich Marks (1838-1904) a successful printer and publisher. In 1922, the A.F. Marks'' Partnership was placed under Petropechat', a state-owned trust created in the early 1920s to aid in the centralization of the printing industry. Thereafter, it became the 26th State Typography Workshop named for Evgenii Sokolov, a St. Petersburg-based printer and Russian Revolution participant who died while on a military assignment for the Red Army.
Publisher: State Publishing House, Petrograd [St. Petersburg, Russia]
Publishing Date: c.1919
Sources: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B.S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 183, poster 424; Russian Revolutionary Posters by V. Polonskii (1925), pages 136-137, poster 195
Catalog Notes: PP 456 Events