Translation: Proletariat of the country and of the city, unite! Peasant and Worker!Read Full Translation...Proletariat of the country and of the city, unite!
Peasant and Worker!
In the same way as is shown in this picture, join hands with each other and make an alliance of brothers, swear to each other that in this union of brothers you will support each other strongly.
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Poster Number: PP 776
Artist: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник
Media Size: 28x21
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: Printer not indicated
Publisher: Narkomprod (People's Commissariat of Food Production)
Publishing Date: c.1919
Publisher Notes: Narkomprod (People's Commissariat of Food Supply) was formed in 1917 to assist with the procurement of foodstuffs during the civil war. The New Economic Policy (NEP) from 1921 to 1928, a period when limited free market economics were permitted in the Soviet Union, led to the termination of food rationing and mass requisitioning and in turn, this forced the closure of Narkomprod in 1924.
Sources: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B.S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 192, poster 507; Banerji, A. (1997). Merchants and Markets in Revolutionary Russia, 1917–30. London: Palgrave Macmillan UK.
Catalog Notes: PP 776 Workers b