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1917-1967. Through the ages the banner of the Revolution will not fade!

Poster Number: PP 554
Category: Revolution
Poster Notes: This poster was produced for the 50th anniversary of the October Revolution. The soldier is wearing the budenovka, a hat distinctive to the Red Army during the Russian Revolution. The hat was named after cavalry commander Semen Budennyi (1883-1973).
Media Size: 39х27
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1967
Technical Information on Poster: March 29, 1967. Publication No. 1-300. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Order No. 938. Price 10 kopeks. No. 18 From The Set “Soviet Political Poster”
Glavlit Directory Number: A02958.
Catalog Notes: PP 554 Revolution
Artist: Meerson, A. — Меерсон, А.
Printer: Kalinin City Poligrafkombinat — Полиграфкомбинат, Калинин
The Kalinin Poligrafkombinat was located at 5 Lenin Avenue (formerly Voroshilov Street) in Kalinin (now Tver), a city northwest of Moscow. Throughout its existence, the name of this printing plant changed depending on the various state-owned trusts that handled its management. Poligrafkombinat is the portmanteau for the English word, printing plant.
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Publisher: Sovetskii Khudozhnik (Soviet Artist), Moscow — Советский художник, Москва
Sovetskii Khudozhnik (Soviet Artist) was a publishing house that chiefly served the Artists’ Union of the USSR. The house was founded in Moscow in 1963 during a period of reorganization within the state publishing sector. Sovetskii Khudozhnik turned out albums, art reproductions, postcards and art books, catalogs, brochures and, posters. It also produced illustrated monographs on contemporary artists and collections. In the early 1990s, it was renamed Galart Publishing House.
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