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Konstantin Ustinovich Chernenko

Poster Number: PP 243
Category: Cold War
Poster Notes: Poster shows Konstantin Cherenkov, leader of the Soviet Union from February 1984 until March 1985. He died in office.
Media Size: 27.5x20
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1984
Editorial Information: Editor N. A. Verprintsev; Technical Editor L. A. Kamineva.
Technical Information on Poster: Approved for printing February 27, 1984; Publication No. 0813555; Format 70 x 100 1/2; Volume 0.65 Conditional [sheets] of paper; Number of conditional print 2.6; Relief printing; Coated paper; Order No. 9081; Price 30 kopeks; F 5102000000-180/088.
Glavlit Directory Number: A-09423
Catalog Notes: PP 243 Cold War (Shrink Wrap)
Artist: Iung, M.N. — Иунг, М.Н.
Printer: State Typography Workshop named for Ivan Fedorov, Leningrad — Государственная типография имени Ивана Федорова, Ленинград
The State Typography Workshop named for Ivan Fedorov was located at 11 Zvenigorodskaia Street in Leningrad (St. Petersburg). Ivan Fedorov (c.1525-1583) is historically referred to as the first Russian printer. From 1902 to 1918, the printing workshop was owned by Roman Golike and Artur Vil’borg. After being nationalized shortly after the October Revolution, the printer became the 15th State Typogaphy. In 1922, the workshop was assigned to the printing trust of Petropechat', and was named in honor of...
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Publisher: Plakat (All-Union Poster), Moscow — Плакат
Plakat (All-Union Poster) was created in 1974 in Moscow through the work of the Union of Artists and the Central Committee of the Communist Party. The chief of its poster department was Dmitry Akimovich Isaev. Plakat publishers existed until 1991 whereupon it was renamed Panorama publishers.
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