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1917-1954 Glory to the motherland of October!

Poster Number: PP 195
Category: Revolution
Media Size: 39x27.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1954
Editorial Information: Editor M. Sergeeva.
Technical Information on Poster: June 15, 1954. Publication No. 873. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Order No. 288-D. Price 1 ruble.
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh02142.
Catalog Notes: PP 195 Revolution b
Artist: Viktorov, Valentin Petrovich — Викторов, Валентин Петрович
Valentin Petrovich Viktorov was a prolific poster artist, illustrator and graphic designer. From 1927 to 1931, he studied at the Moscow State Technical School of Fine Arts in Memory of the 1905 Revolution (A.K.A. Moscow Institute for the Decorative and Applied Arts). During the 1920s, he became a member of AKhRR (Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia). His poster-designing career commenced in the 1930s and continued until his death in 1981. During the Second World War, Valentin ...
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Printer: Printing plant named for Dunaev, [Moscow] — Типография имени Дунаева, [Москва]
The Dunaev printing plant was located at 9 Bolshaia Polianka in Moscow. Headquartered inside the former Menert Brothers printing plant, during the 1920s, the firm was named in honor of the Bolshevik leader Evlampii Dunaev (1877-1919) who served as assistant chairman of the Soviet of Nizhny Novgorod. Dunaev was also a member of the provisioning committee and he served on the Nizhny Novgorod Council of Local Economy. During the Civil War, he reportedly died from typhus. ...
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Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow — Изогиз (Государственное издательство изобразительного искусства), Москва
The history of IzoGiz begins with the formation of Ogiz, the Association of the State Book and Magazine Publishers. In 1930, the Sovnarkom of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic established Ogiz to centralize publishing under a monopoly in order to eliminate duplication of printed material, to streamline and control publishing production and its output, and to create a base for marketing books, training and technical manuals. In 1931, the Central Committee of the USSR ordered certain ...
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