Translation: Let’s Modify Nature According to Stalin’s plan!
Poster Number: PP 624
Artist: Ivanov, Viktor Semenovich — Иванов, Виктор Семёнович
Media Size: 32x25.5
Poster Type: Offset
Printer: 1st Exemplary Typography Workshop named for A. A. Zhdanov, Moscow
Printer Notes: After World War II, the 1st Exemplary Typography was named in honor of Andrei Alexandrovich (A.A.) Zhdanov (1896-1948), a Soviet Communist Party leader. The printer provided for Sovnarkhoz (Regional Council of National Economy) of Moscow. Historically, the 1st Exemplary Typography Workshop was the Sharapov-Sytin Partnerhip. Ivan Sytin, a book-publishing magnate, had his printing shop at Valovaia and Piatnitskaia streets in Moscow. In 1919, Sytin's plant was nationalized by the Bolsheviks.
Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow-Leningrad
Publishing Date: 1949
Publisher Notes: Founded in 1936, Iskusstvo was formed out of Ogiz-Izogiz, the “State Art and Literature Publishing House”.
Editorial Information: Editor E. Povolotskaia
Technical Information on Poster: Publication No. 8674; [Approved] October 9, 1949; Order No. 6030; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Price 1 ruble.
Print Run: 100,000
Glavlit Directory Number: A03750
Catalog Notes: PP 624 Stalin b