Translation: Our Duty – To Study Excellently!
Poster Number: PP 746
Artist: Tskhadadze, Sh. — Цхададзе, Ш.
Poster Notes: The female students illustrated on the poster are wearing uniforms of the Young Pioneers. The girl at the center has a membership pin on her uniform. The pins were emblazoned with the slogan, Vsegda Gotov! or, Always Ready!
Media Size: 32.5x26
Poster Type: Offset
Printer: Leningrad Offset Printing Plant
Printer Notes: The Leningrad Offset Printing Plant had its roots in Imperial Russia. It was a large printing house founded in 1881 by Theodore Kibbel (Fedor Fyodorovich Kibbel) located at Kronverkskaia and Mir Streets in St. Petersburg, (A.K.A. Petrograd). In the 1950s, the printing house name was changed to the Leningrad Offset Printing Plant.
Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow
Publishing Date: 1953
Publisher Notes: Izogiz was the fine arts section of Ogiz publishing. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".
Editorial Information: Editor E. Povolotskaia
Technical Information on Poster: Order No. 1012; Publication No. 10311; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Price 1 ruble
Print Run: 300,000
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh-04035
Catalog Notes: PP 746 Youth