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[Upper right corner] Literacy Day. April 24-26 May 7-9 1918 [From the man’s mouth] Comrades and citizens! Make your contribution in promoting literacy!

Poster Number: PP 472
Poster Notes: [On the book] Knowledge is a Great Power!
Media Size: 32х25
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1918
Sources & Citation: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B. S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 486, poster 3268
Catalog Notes: PP 472 Education & Literacy
Artist: Kal’manson, Mikhail Sergeevich — Кальмансон, Михаил Сергеевич
Mikhail Sergeevich Kal'manson was a Moscow-based artist who designed film posters as his main line of work. At times, the artist signed his artwork with the initial "K". Per a Soviet publication from 1960, Mikhail Kal'manson was the owner of a lithographic workshop. In 1923, he reportedly developed mosaic typesetting and discussed this endeavor with the printing section of GAKhN (State Academy of Artistic Sciences) in Moscow. Kal'manson was married and had at least two ...
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Printer: I.S. Fuki Typography-Lithography, Moscow —