Translation: The day of the wounded red army soldier [seen in the scroll flourish]
Workers of all countries unite. Russian Socialist Federated Soviet Republic. [seen above the scroll]
Poster Number: PP 613
Category: Civil War
Artist: Apsit, Aleksandr Petrovich (Apsītis, Aleksandrs) — Апситис, Александр Петрович
Poster Notes: On the banner hanging from the building it is written: "Public Commissariat Social Support Residence for Disabled." Misc. copy at the bottom of this poster reads: "Anyone removing or covering over this poster is committing a counter-revolutionary act".
Media Size: 42x29.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publisher: Political Directorate of the R.V.S.R. (Revolutionary Military Council of the Republic)
Publishing Date: c.1920
Publisher Notes: Litizdat was the portmanteau word for Literary and Publishing Department of the Political Directorate of the Revolutionary Military Council of the Republic (R.V.S.R.) of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (RSFSR). It distributed 7.5 million posters, postcards and lubok-styled images from 1919 to 1922.
Technical Information on Poster: No. 56.
Sources: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B. S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 253, poster 1089
Catalog Notes: PP 613 Civil War b