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

Translation: Organize Country Houses of Reading. Learning is Light. Ignorance is Darkness. Knowledge is Power. [Partial translation only]
Poster Number: PP 792
Category: Education & Literacy
Artist: Apsit, Aleksandr Petrovich (Apsītis, Aleksandrs) — Апситис, Александр Петрович
Poster Notes:

[On the house in the top picture]
Country House Of Reading

[In the man’s hand]
The Landless Farm Worker

[Underneath the woman in red]

[Posted on the oven]

[In the hands of the man leaning on the oven]

Media Size: 34.5x24
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: None indicated
Publisher: All-Russian Bureau of Military Commissars Agitation and Education Department
Publishing Date: c.1919
Sources: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B.S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 494-95, poster 3348
Catalog Notes: PP 792 Communist Culture b; Sister Poster PP 793