Poster Plakat A Collection of Posters from the Soviet Union and its Satellite Nations

Translation: Everything for the miner! Our bayonet is as sharp as it used to be. The worker’s pick is ready. The Red Army man and the miner – the base of the flaming soviets. The vermin ran away squealing And kept running faster and faster.Read Full Translation...Everything for the miner! Our bayonet is as sharp as it used to be. The worker’s pick is ready. The Red Army man and the miner – the base of the flaming soviets. The vermin ran away squealing And kept running faster and faster. Now it’s time to stick the pick Into the black rock of the Donbass. The red horizon is opening up! Heroes, don’t expect to rest: The Don front is calling all of us And the mines and their working faces are calling us. [Only partial translation is offered]Close Full Translation
Poster Number: PP 677
Category: Industry
Artist: Slavinskii, N. (attributed to) — Славинский, Н.
Media Size: 20x13
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: 5th State Typolithography Workshop, Moscow
Printer Notes: Formerly “Russian Partnership” Printing Shop
Publisher: Glavkomtrud and Narkomtrud (Main Labor Committee and Public Commissariat of Labor)
Publishing Date: c.1920
Publisher Notes: Glavkomtrud was the Central Committee on Universal Compulsory Labor and Narkomtrud was the People's Commissariat of Labor
Technical Information on Poster: RVTs (Passed by Military Censor)
Sources: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B. S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), pages 347-348, poster 2057
Catalog Notes: PP 677 Industry