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Long Live the Great Banner of Lenin and Stalin!

Poster Number: PP 883
Poster Notes: Written on banner: "For Peace! For Democracy! For Communism!”
Media Size: Please inquire
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1951
Editorial Information: Artistic Editor Ia. Rantyn’; Technical Editor N. Shcheglov
Technical Information on Poster: Order for publication 4061-Mk170, typography-lithography [No.] 799. Paper Format 61 x 81 [cm], 1 sheet. .95 printed sheets. 1.66 sheets. Price 2 rubles
Glavlit Directory Number: IaT 26323
Catalog Notes: PP 883 Communist Culture b
Artist: Tishchenko, Vasilii Ivanovich — Тищенко, Василий Иванович
Printer: LRTPP Typography, Riga —
Publisher: Latgosizdat (Latvian State Publishing House) — Латгосиздат (Латвийское государственное издательство)
Until World War II, Latvia had thriving publishing and printing industries. Between Soviet annexation in 1940 and the German occupation in 1941, Lativa's position as a European publishing hub drastically changed. Around 1940 Lativa's largest publisher, Liesma (Flame), was nationalized during Soviet annexation. The publisher became VAPP (Department of State Book Publishers and Polygraphic Enterprises) and was controlled as a state-run entity. From 1946-1964, VAPP was named Latgosizdat and in 1965, the publisher was re-named Liesma. It specialized in ...
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