Translation: Glory to Great Stalin, the Architect of Communism!
Poster Number: PP 871
Artists: Ivanov, Konstantin Konstantinovich — Иванов, Константин Константинович; Petrov, N. — Петров, Н.
Poster Notes: The tallest building in the background is the Kotelnicheskaia Embankment Building, one of Moscow's "seven sisters" skyscrapers completed in 1952. The bridge near the building is the Bolshoi Ustinskii Bridge, a steel arch spanning the Moscow River near the Yauza River. On the poster at the left is the old Moscow Orphanage building. After the Russian Revolution the orphanage was turned into offices for the trade unions.
Media Size: Please inquire
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Printer: 1st Exemplary Typography Workshop named for A. A. Zhdanov, Moscow
Printer Notes: After World War II, the 1st Exemplary Typography was named in honor of Andrei Alexandrovich (A.A.) Zhdanov (1896-1948), a Soviet Communist Party leader. The printer provided for Sovnarkhoz (Regional Council of National Economy) of Moscow. Historically, the 1st Exemplary Typography Workshop was the Sharapov-Sytin Partnerhip. Ivan Sytin, a book-publishing magnate, had his printing shop at Valovaia and Piatnitskaia streets in Moscow. In 1919, Sytin's plant was nationalized by the Bolsheviks.
Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow
Publishing Date: 1952
Publisher Notes: Founded in 1936, Iskusstvo was formed out of Ogiz-Izogiz, the “State Art and Literature Publishing House”.
Editorial Information: Editor E. Povolotskaia
Technical Information on Poster: Publication No. 10080. [Submitted] September 30, 1952. Size 1 large sheet. Order No. 8134. Price 1 ruble.
Print Run: 200,000
Glavlit Directory Number: A06665.
Catalog Notes: PP 871 Stalin b