Translation: Women Workers, take-up your rifles!
Poster Number: PP 684
Category: Civil War
Artist: Brodaty, Lev Grigorievich — Бродаты, Лев Григорьевич
Media Size: 32x25
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: 1st State Typo-lithography Workshop, Moscow (formerly Sytin)
Printer Notes: Prior to Soviet nationalization, the 1st State Typo-lithography Workshop was the Sharapov-Sytin Partnership.
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). As a major publishing arm of the Red Army, Litizdat distributed 7.5 million posters, postcards and lubok-styled images from 1919 to 1922.
Sources: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B. S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 194, poster 528
Catalog Notes: PP 684 Civil War b