I’m guarding the peace of my beloved country
Poster Number: PP 641
Artist: Solov'ev, Mikhail Mikailovich — Соловьёв, Михаил Михайлович
Media Size: 40x30
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: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow
Publishing Date: 1957
Publisher Notes: Izogiz was the fine arts section of Ogiz publishing. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".
Editorial Information: Editor V. Lapshin
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] April 6, 1957; Publication No. 1-448; Order No. 458; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Price 1 ruble
Print Run: 200,000
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh03579
Catalog Notes: PP 641 Military