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[Alexandr] Kolchak, [Nikolai] Iudenich, [Anton] Denikin, [Simon] Petliura [are] destroyed. Tighten all forces and chop-off the counter-revolution of the remaining head.

Poster Number: PP 1005
Category: Civil War
Poster Notes:

The "remaining head" on the poster is that of Peter Vrangel’ (baron and White Army general) represented as part of the trampled beast under the Red Army cavalryman. The hooves of the beast are marked with the names Kolchak, Iudenich, Denikin and, Petliura.
[Top right margin] Workers of the world, unite!

Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c. 1920
Technical Information on Poster: 2545/2
Sources & Citation: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B.S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 210, poster 668.
Catalog Notes: PP 1005 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 that period, he joined the Kiev-based trade union Tvorchestvo (in existence in 1918), and into the 1920s Silkin exhibited his work in Kiev. The 1983 edition of Sovetskaia grafika indicates that Silkin was a founding member of the Society of Artists in Kiev (1918), and in 1920, he was listed as an artist wi...
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Printer: 2nd Soviet Typography [Photo-Lithography] Workshop, Kiev — 2-я Советская фото-лито-типография, Киев
The 2nd Soviet Typography Workshop was located at 4 Pushkin Street in Kiev, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic. Over a period of management changes through the years, the printer was also known as the Photo-Lithography Workshop as well as the Soviet Printing Office.
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Publisher: All-Ukrainian State Publishing House — Всеукраинское издательство (Всеукриздат)
All-Ukrainian State Publishing House (Vseukrizdat) was founded in 1919 as the State Publishing House of Ukraine and its formation was based upon a directive by the All-Ukrainian Central Executive Committee. The publishing house had branches in the cities of Kharkov, Kiev, Volyn', Poltava and other locations in Ukraine. In 1920, the publisher was renamed All-Ukrainian State Publishing and in 1922, the publisher was renamed DVU (Derzhavne vydavnytstvo Ukrainy). DVU became the largest publisher in Soviet Ukraine and the ...
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