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Long live the First of May. Review of the revolutionary military forces of the world proletariat.

Poster Number: PP 970
Category: Events
Poster Notes: On the left is Soviet Russia while Germany is to the right, with the crowd; Man illustrated at center holding leaflets ("Down with Fascism!"; "Strike") is presumably a German Red Front member as his leaflets are in German language; Poster was printed the during the week of the 1932 German presidential election.
Media Size: 40.5x27.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1932
Editorial Information: Editor Korobchenko; Technical Editor Gusev
Technical Information on Poster: Izogiz No. 3629; Submitted to Production March 8, 1932; Approved for Printing March 16, 1932; Format 73x104 (cm) Volume 1 sheet; I. 32 No. 677; Edition No. 188; Price 60 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: B-18343
Sources & Citation: Bowlt, J. E. (1982). The Society of Easel Artists (OST). Russian History, 9(2-3), 203-226. Retrieved from
Catalog Notes: PP 970 Events b
Artist: Zernova, Ekaterina Sergeevna — Зернова, Екатерина Сергеевна
Ekaterina Sergeevna Zernova studied in Moscow at the private art school of the master painter Fedor Rerberg from 1915 to 1918. She continued her studies at GSKhM (State Free Artistic Studios) / VHKUTEMAS (Russian State Art and Technical School) where she graduated in 1924. She was a prominent artist with OST (Obshchestvo khudozhnikov-stankovistov), the Society of Easel Artists that was formed in 1924. When OST was terminated, she became a member of IzoBrigada (Art Brigade). Formed in 1931 to advance "...
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Printer: Mospoligraf (Moscow Polygraphic) 15th Lithography Workshop, Moscow (formerly Mashistov) — 15-я Литография «Мосполиграф», Москва (бывш. Машистова)
The Mospoligraf 15th Lithography Workshop was located at 23 Bol'shaia Sadovaia Street in Moscow. Its history begins with Ivan Mikhailovich Mashistov (1851-1914) the founder and managing director of Mashistov Typolithography Partnership. His firm printed magazines, historical books, and during the First World War, it printed and published patriotic posters. Under the Soviets, Mashistov Lithography was nationalized and it became the 15th Lithographic Workshop. In 1921, when the Soviet Union consolidated its largest and best printing operations into ...
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Publisher: Ogiz-IzoGiz, Moscow-Leningrad — Огиз-Изогиз, Москва-Ленинград
Ogiz was the Association of the State Book and Magazine Publishers. Its main offices were located in Moscow and in Leningrad. The Sovnarkom of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic established Ogiz in 1930 to centralize publishing activities under a state monopoly in order to eliminate duplication of printed material, streamline and control publishing production and output, and to create a base for marketing books, training and technical manuals. In 1931, the Central Committee of the USSR ...
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