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Glory to the Sons of the Party!

Poster Number: PP 864
Category: Cold War
Poster Notes: Pictured are Premier & First Secretary Khushchev with cosmonaut Iurii Gagarin [right] and cosmonaut German Titov [left], respectively the first and second humans to orbit earth.
Media Size: Please inquire
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1961
Editorial Information: Editor V. Semenov; Technical Editor Zh. Cherteva
Technical Information on Poster: [Submitted] September 2, 1961. Publication No. 1-750, 1/2 large sheet, Order 1448, Price 10 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: A07293
Catalog Notes: PP 864 Cold War b
Artist: Ustinov, Aleksandr Vasil'evich — Устинов, Александр Васильевич
Printer: MGSNKh Typo-lithography Workshop, Moscow — Типо-литография МГСНХ, Москва
MGSNKh (Moscow City Council of National Economy) was formed in 1918. It municipalized hundreds of local printing enterprises during the Russian Civil War when hoarding of ink, paper and production equipment was prevalent. For its own printing needs, the MGSNKh took over several printing houses such as the 2nd Typography Workshop, the 3rd State Typolithography Workshop (formerly owned by Ivan Kushnerev) and the 15th Lithographic Workshop formerly under the ownership of Ivan Mashistov.
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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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