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May 1, 1921 Exhibition of the Petrograd Provincе Department of Education [in the] Building of the Great Stock Exchange, No. 1 Tuchkov Embankment.

Poster Number: PP 957
Category: Events
Poster Notes: Tuchkov Embankment became Makarov Embankment and was named for Admiral Stepan Makarov who went down with his ship (the Petropavlovsk ) during the Russo-Japanese War. The old stock exchange sits at 4 Birzhevaia Square on the path of the embankment walk. For much of the Soviet-era into the early 21st century, the exchange in St. Petersburg housed the Central Naval Museum.
Media Size: 30.5x26.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1921
Technical Information on Poster: RVTs (Passed by Military Censor)
Sources & Citation: (Ves' Petrograd na 1922, exhibit cited)
Catalog Notes: PP 957 Events b
Artist: Leo, Aleksandr Nikolaevich — Лео, Александр Николаевич
Printer: 15th State Typography Workshop, Petrograd [St. Petersburg] — 15-я Государственная типографская, Петроград
The 15th State Typography Workshop began its history as the lithographic partnership of Roman Golike and Artur Vil’borg from 1902 to 1918. It was located at 11 Zvenigorodskaia Street in Petrograd (St. Petersburg). After being nationalized shortly after the October Revolution, it became the 15th State Typogaphy. In 1922, the printer was placed in the State-controlled printing trust of Petropechat' and it was renamed in honor of Ivan Fedorov (c.1525-1583) who is often referred to as the fi...
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Publisher: State Publishing House, Peterburg [St. Petersburg, Russia] — Государственное издательство, петербург
The State Publishing House had its origins in Imperial Russia as the Royal Print Yard in St. Petersburg. The Soviets nationalized the print yard in 1917 and requisitioned its presses. Out of the requisitioning emerged the Publishing House of the Petrograd (St. Petersburg) Soviet formed in the winter of 1917 by the Literary and Publishing Department of People's Commissariat for Education.
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