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Have you contributed your obligatory labor to the rebuilding of Leningrad?

Poster Number: PP 299
Category: World War II
Poster Notes: The booklet reads, "Executive Committee Of The Soviet Of Workers’ Deputies Of Leningrad City, Individual Booklet No. 48000 of a participant in the rebuilding of city infrastructure. Leningrad 1944".
Media Size: 36x25.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1944
Editorial Information: Editor V. M. Sokolov.
Technical Information on Poster: No. 2714. Price 4 rubles. Order 1887.
Glavlit Directory Number: M-02939.
Catalog Notes: PP 299 World War II b
Artist: Gorbunov (Esin), Petr Afanas'evich — Горбунов (Есин), Петр Афанасьевич
From 1927 to 1930, Petr Gorbunov attended Vkhutein (Higher Artistic-Technical Institute), formerly the Imperial Academy of Arts. Gorbunov began to exhibit professionally in 1936 and created the paintings Lenin's Speech at a Finnish Train Station (1934; Novosibirsk Painting Gallery) and Partisans (1945), among others. In addition to historical paintings, Gorbunov produced a number of portraits. As graphic artist, he designed the posters Let's Transform the War with Imperialism into Civil War! (1917) and Did You Contribute to the Reconstruction of Leningrad? (1945). ...
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Printer: LT UN-9, Leningrad — ЛТ УН-9 (Типография No. 9 Управления издательств и полиграфии Исполкома Ленгорсовета)
LT UN-9 was the abbreviation for the Printing House No. 9 of the Publishing and Printing Department of the Executive Committee of the Leningrad City Council. Research suggests the LT naming convention began during World War II and it was accorded to at least ten printers in Leningrad. For example, Printing House No. 1 (LT UN-1) was located at 57 Fontanka Embankment.
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Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow-Leningrad — Искусство, Москва-Ленинград
Iskusstvo was the Art Publishing House (A.K.A. Visual Arts Publishing) that was created in 1936 from Ogiz-Izogiz (State Art and Literature Publishing House). It disseminated books and journals dealing with graphic design and the fine arts, and it issued numerous posters. Since the Iskusstvo banner was part of the State Printing Works in Leningrad (St. Petersburg) and Moscow, its two main offices were located in those two cities.
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