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Poster Number: PP 520
Category: Cold War
Poster Notes: While the poster appears to parody the capture of the U.S. spy plane pilot Capt. Francis Gary Powers, the poster was produced in 1959, a year prior to Powers' crash-landing in Sverdlovsk, USSR.
Media Size: 38x27
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1959
Technical Information on Poster: Publication No. 1079 G; Paper format 60x92/1. Offset; Order No. 1642; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: G03248
Catalog Notes: PP 520 Cold War b
Artist: Maloletkov, Evgenii Stepanovich — Малолетков, Евгений Степанович
The short but creative life of Evgenii Stepanovich Maloletkov stands out among the Soviet graphic artists of his era. Maloletkov principally worked as a cartoonist and poster artist during his brief career. Early on, he studied at the studio of Mikhail Leblan, the noted Russian painter. In the 1930s, Maloletkov was under the tutelage of painter Fedor Rerberg. From late 1930s into the early 1940s, he was enrolled at the Moscow State Art Institute. He ...
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Printer: 7th Typography Workshop of UVI/UMVI —
UVI signifies the "Military Information Management Board" and UVMI signifies the "Office of Naval Publishing".
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Publisher: Publisher not indicated —