Translation: Where a Troika Went Down, a Pair Won’t Do.
Poster Number: PP 808
Category: Civil War
Artist: Moor (Orlov), Dmitrii Stakhievich — Моор (Орлов), Дмитрий Стахиевич
Poster Notes: Images of dead, Imperial-era generals are seen on this poster as having fallen off the wagon. They are: Anton Denikin, Alexander Kolchak and Nikolai Iudenich. Pulling the wagon are: Peter Vrangel’ and the Pan (a Polish lord) who are being whipped by the Entente of the allies from WWI. Next to the Entente is a bourgeois man with a bag of rubles. In the rear is a pomeshchik, a landed estate owner; the social predator and Tsar Nicholas II. Top of poster margin reads RSFSR Workers of the World Unite!
Media Size: Please inquire
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: 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). It is also abbreviated on posters, Lit.-Izd. Otd. Polit. Upravl. Rev. Voen. Sov. Respulik. Litizdat distributed 7.5 million posters, postcards and lubok-styled images from 1919 to 1922.
Technical Information on Poster: No. 113; [Printed at] Printing Department, Moscow, 71 Piatnitskaia Street
Catalog Notes: PP 808 Civil War b