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Join the Ranks of the Red Army. [Partial translation]

Poster Number: PP 1004
Category: Civil War
Poster Notes: [Top right margin] "Workers of the world, unite!"
Media Size: 37.5x28
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1920
Technical Information on Poster: September 1920, Kiev, No. 1 [taken from printing stamp of poster]; 1641-1 [printing number]
Sources & Citation: Belichko, U.V., & Kilesso, S. K. (1987). Mistetstvo narodzhene zhovtnem: Ukrainsʹke radiansʹke obrazotvorche mystetstvo ta arkhitektura 1917-1987. Kyïv: Mystetstvo.
Catalog Notes: PP 1004 Civil War c
Artist: Silkin, Boris Vasil’evich — Силкин, Борис Васильевич
Limited biographical information is available on Boris Vasil’evich Silkin. Most likely, he designed propaganda posters for the Bolsheviks for a limited period from 1919 to 1920. During this time, he joined the Kiev-based trade union Tvorchestvo (in existence in 1918), and into the 1920s he exhibited his work in Kiev. According to an unnamed Ukrainian magazine article, Silkin was “a very popular Kiev artist through [the] 1920s-1930s, who was active in the fields of poster desi...
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Printer: 2nd Soviet Typography [Photo-Lithography] Workshop, Kiev —
The 2nd Soviet Typography Workshop was located at 4 Pushkin Street in Kiev, Ukraine. Over a period of management changes, this printer was also known as the Photo-Lithography Workshop as well as the Soviet Printing Office.
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Publisher: Polish Communist Publishing House — Польское коммунистическое издательство