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Long live the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics – the Great Socialist Fatherland, the Indestructible Multinational Community of Fraternal Peoples, Living Out in Full the Principles of Proletarian Internationalism!

Poster Number: PP 1044
Poster Notes:

Illustrated on the poster are 15 flags of the constituent republics of the USSR along with a characterization of a Soviet citizen in their local dress.
Left to right on the poster, the following people of the USSR can be seen: Turkmen male, Tajik male, Latvian woman, Lithuanian man, Georgian woman, Uzbek man, Ukrainian woman, Russian man, Belorussian man, Kazakh woman, Azeri man, Moldavian man, Kirgiz (Kyrgyz) man, Armenian woman, Estonian woman.

Media Size: 45.5x38
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1972
Editorial Information: Editor S. Kochanov
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] June 8, 1972; Publication No. 1-1701; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 1417; Price 10 kopeks; 8-2-2/72
Glavlit Directory Number: A08903
Catalog Notes: PP 1044 Communist Culture b
Artist: Dobrovol'skii, Vladimir Petrovich — Добровольский, Владимир Петрович
Vladimir Petrovich Dobrovol'skii was born in the Irkutsk Oblast in the town of Usolye-Sibirskoye located on the Angara River. Although he was never formally educated in art it was at an early age that he showed talent. From the 1930s until the 1970s, Dobrovol'skii contributed political caricature illustrations for the newspapers "Pravda" (Truth), "Komsomolskaya Pravda" (Komsomol Truth), "Izvestiya" (News), "Sovetskaya Rossiya" (Soviet Russia) in addition to the ...
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Artist: Sushchenko, Ivan Akimovich — Сущенко, Иван Акимович
Printer: Kalinin City Poligrafkombinat of Glavpoligrafprom — Калининский полиграфический комбинат Главполиграфпрома
The Kalinin Poligrafkombinat was located at 5 Lenin Avenue (formerly Voroshilov Street) in Kalinin (now Tver), a city northwest of Moscow. Throughout its existence, the name of this printing plant changed depending on the various state-owned trusts that handled its management. During the mid-1950s into the 1970s, the plant was under the management of Glavpoligrafprom (Main Directorate of the Printing Industry). Poligrafkombinat is the portmanteau for the English word, printing plant.
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Publisher: Izobrazitel’noe Iskusstvo (Fine Art Publishers) — Изобразительное Искусство
Founded in 1963, Izobrazitel'noe Iskusstvo (Fine Art Publishers), was dedicated to producing monographs, books, textbooks and study guides on the visual arts. It also published postcards and posters. Prior to the publisher's organization, Izogiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art) produced the lion's share of fine arts material for publication in the USSR and abroad.
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