Artist: Skokov, Nikolai, Nikolaevich — Скоков, Николай Николаевич
Publisher: Astrakhan Regional Book Publishing — Астраханское областное книгоиздательство
The Astrakhan region of Southern Russia encompasses the territory adjacent to the northeastern shoreline of the Caspian Sea. The region's center is the city of Astrakhan on the Volga River. Since the 1890s, the area (in particular the city of Astrakhan) had vibrant printing and publishing industries.