Translation: March 8th.
Women workers of all countries,
come under the banners of Comintern
to worldwide October.
Poster Number: PP 595
Artists: Magidson, Adriana Solomonovna — Магидсон, Адриана Соломоновна; Starodub — Стародуб; Khokhlova — Хохлова
Poster Notes: This poster is on foamcore. This poster commemorates March 8th, the International Day of Women. In the USSR, traditional Mother's Day was banned and so March 8th became the day to honor female political and social achievements along with motherhood.
Media Size: 45.5x31
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: Sovkino (Soviet Cinema) Lithography
Printer Notes: Sovkino was established in late 1924 as the All-Russian Photographic and Industrial Joint-Stock Company. It was dissolved when state-supported film production shifted over (in May 1930) to Soiuzkino. Film poster production was handled by Reklamfil'm, the office responsible for designing, approving and distributing film posters.
Publisher: A.Kh.R. (Association of Artists of the Revolution)
Publishing Date: c.1930
Publisher Notes: The Association of Artists of the Revolution was an artist cooperative from 1928 to 1932. From 1922-1928 it was called the Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia.
Technical Information on Poster: "From the originals of the artists Magidson, Starodub and Khokhlova". Price 50 kopeks.
Print Run: 20,000
Glavlit Directory Number: A-38834
Catalog Notes: PP 595 Women (foamcore)