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Agriculture for the Seven-Year Plan - 1,000,000 Tractors!

Poster Number: PP 1065
Category: Agriculture
Poster Notes: The tractor model illustrated on the poster is an MTZ-5M produced during the late 1950s at the Minsk Tractor Works.
Media Size: 35x24
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1959
Editorial Information: Editor Ia. Marinenko
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved for printing] March 18, 1959; Publication No. 1-58; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 139; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh01260
Catalog Notes: PP 1065 Agriculture b
Artist: Solov'ev, Mikhail Mikailovich — Соловьёв, Михаил Михайлович
Mikhail Mikailovich Solov'ev was born in Moscow. In 1930 he graduated from the advanced courses of the A.Kh.R.R. (Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia). While he began his professional career as a painter, from 1944 on, he exclusively designed posters. He was made a member of the Union of Soviet Artists in 1933. During the 1930s, Solov'ev worked together on posters and dioramas with the graphic designer Pavel Sokolov-Skalia. During the mid-1930s, Solov'ev was ...
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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: 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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