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1917-1920 Worker and Peasant! Protect the gains of the October Revolution: your gains.

Poster Number: PP 442
Category: Revolution
Poster Notes: Poster was printed in Novorossiisk, Krasnodar Region. It is a city on country's main port to the Black Sea. During World War II, Novorossiisk was given the title "Hero City"; [Top margin left] RSFSR; [Top margin right] Workers of all countries, unite!
Media Size: 31x24
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1920
Technical Information on Poster: No. 8; Tsentropechat' Black Sea Regional Department [illegible] by the Currency Dispatch of the Novorossiisk Mint
Sources & Citation: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B.S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 212, poster 683; Russian Revolutionary Posters by V. Polonskii (1925), page 139, poster 111
Catalog Notes: PP 442 Revolution
Artist: Nu-Ar — Ну–Ар
Printer: Tsentropechat’ (Central Agency for Supply and Distribution of Printed Works) — Центропечать (Центральное агентство ВЦИК по снабжению и распространению произведений печати)
Tsentropechat’ (Central Agency for Supply and Distribution of Printed Works) was created in November 1918 by VTsIK (All-Russian Central Executive Committee) to disseminate books, pamphlets, newspapers, and material dedicated to the Bolshevik cause. The system of Tsentropechat’ was built on the existing network of kiosks developed in the Imperial era by Aleksei Suvorin, a Russian newspaper and book publisher. During the Russian Civil War, Tsentropechat’ supplied Red Army troops with free publications and even phonograph records of spe...
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Publisher: Kuban'-Black Sea Directorate of Publishing Matters, Krasnodar — Издание Кубанско-Черноморского Управления Издательским делом., Краснодар
The Kuban'-Black Sea Directorate of Publishing Matters was a Bolshevik-controlled publisher located in the Kuban'-Black Sea Republic. In addition to the Directorate, there was also the Bolshevik-led 3rd State Publishing Department that operated in Krasnodar, formerly Yekaterinodar. Historically, the Kuban'-Black Sea Soviet Republic existed from May to July 1918. It was formed by uniting the Kuban and Black Sea Soviet Republics to provide a counter force to fend-off White Russian (Menshevik) armies during the Russian Civil ...
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