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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: Publication No. 1-300. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Order No. 938. Price 10 kopeks.
Glavlit Directory Number: A02958.
Catalog Notes: PP 554 Revolution
Artist: Meerson, Aleksandr Iakovlevich — Меерсон, Александр Яковлевич
Very little biographical information is available about Aleksandr Iakovlevich Meerson. He graduated in 1941 from the Leningrad (St. Petersburg) Higher Art and Industrial School named for Vera Muhina. While he designed a number of political posters during his career; Meerson was chiefly noted for his stage and set design work in the theater.
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Printer: Kalinin City Poligrafkombinat — Полиграфкомбинат, Калинин
The Kalinin Poligrafkombinat (printing plant) was located at 5 Lenin Avenue (formerly Voroshilov Street) in the city of Kalinin (Tver) northwest of Moscow. Throughout its existence, the printer was allocated different names depending on the various state-owned trusts that handled its operations. For example, in the mid-1950s to early 1960s, the plant was a contract printer for Sovnarkhoz RSFSR (Regional Council of National Economy of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic). Sovnarkhoz was an economic ...
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Publisher: Sovietskii Khudozhnik (Soviet Artist), Moscow — Советский художник, Москва
Sovietskii Khudozhnik (Soviet Artist) was a publishing house that chiefly served the Artists’ Union of the USSR. The publishing house was founded in Moscow in 1946 and it turned out illustrated monographs on contemporary artists and collections. It also published art reproductions, postcards and art books, art catalogs, brochures and posters. During a reorganization of the publishing sector in the USSR in 1964, Soviet Artist merged with Izogiz, the fine arts section of Ogiz (Association of the St...
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