Translation: The people of Cuba will hold their freedom against enemy attack!
Poster Number: PP 628
Category: Cold War
Artist: Savostiuk, Oleg Mikhailovich — Савостюк, Олег Михайлович
Media Size: 43x27
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Printer: Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian), Moscow
Printer Notes: Krasnii Proletarii Typolithography Workshop was a contract printer for Gospolitizdat (State Publishing House of Political Literature) the foremost publisher of political propaganda material in the USSR. It was called "Partizdat" from the 1930s to the 1940s and it was re-named Politizdat in the 1960s.
The printer Krasnii Proletarii began under the ownership of Russian entrepreneur Ivan Kushnerev (of Ivan Kushnerev & Company) in Moscow. Nationalized by the Soviets in 1919 and consigned to the Printing Section of the Moscow Economic Council, the printer was placed under the Poligrafkniga (Book and Magazine Printing) Trust around 1920 and re-named the 3rd State Typolithography Workshop. By 1921, it was briefly re-named the 20th State Typolithography Workshop, and then it became the 3rd Krasnii Proletarii Book Printing Plant around the time its location (on Pimenovskaia Street) was re-named Krasnoproletarskaia (Red Proletarian) Street. By late 1924 the 3rd Krasnii Proletarii was under the management of Gosizdat (State Publishing House).
Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow
Publishing Date: 1961
Publisher Notes: Izogiz was the fine arts section of Ogiz publishing. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".
Editorial Information: Editor Y. Marinenko
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] December 26, 1960; Publication No. 1-606; Order No. 2271; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Price 10 kopeks
Print Run: 65,000
Glavlit Directory Number: A10442
Catalog Notes: PP 628 Cold War