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Komsomol members, Be A Hero Of The Great Patriotic War!

Poster Number: PP 485
Category: World War II
Media Size: 39.5x27.5
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1941
Editorial Information: Editor E. Povolotskaia.
Technical Information on Poster: August 28, 1941. Publication 5372. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Order No. 340. Price 1 ruble.
Glavlit Directory Number: L160524
Catalog Notes: PP 485 World War II b
Artist: Maltsev, Peter Tarasovich — Мальцев, Петр Тарасович
Petr Tarasovich Mal'tsev was born in what is today Mariupol, Ukraine. From 1921 to 1924, he studied at the Alexandrovskaia Professional Art School. In 1924, Mal'tsev continued artistic training in Moscow at VKhUTEMAS [Higher Art and Technical Studios] in the department of monumental art and graduated from there in 1930. He began to exhibit works professionally in 1928, the same year he contributed to the decoration of the VKhUTEMAS/VKhUTEIN Club in Moscow. While he produced such iconic propaganda posters ...
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Printer: Trud i Tvorchestvo (Labor and Creativity) Typolithography, Moscow — Типо-литография Труд и творчество, Москва
Trud i Tvorchestvo (Labor and Creativity) Typolithography was based in Moscow at 26 Tsvetnoi Bul'var. Per Soviet-era sources from the 1950s, the printer's name was changed to Printing House No. 1 of the USSR Ministry of Agriculture Publishing, and from the 1960s to the 1980s; the printer was accorded the title Typography No. 32 and it managed by Glavpoligrafprom (Main Directorate of the Printing Industry).
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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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