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Michael Ivanovich Kalinin

Poster Number: PP 186
Poster Notes:

Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin (1875-1946) was Chairman of the Central Executive Committee of the All-Russian Congress of Soviets and subsequently the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union.
This poster is the same design as used for Voroshilov and Stalin with photo by TASS (Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union)

Media Size: 40x27.5
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1946
Technical Information on Poster: December 21, 1945. Publication No. 6937. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Order No. 46/3501. Designed by B.A. Mukhin
Glavlit Directory Number: A-25401
Catalog Notes: PP 186 Communist Culture
Artist: Mukhin, Boris Aleksandrovich — Мухин, Борис Александрович
Printer: Printing plant named for V.M. Molotov, Moscow — Полиграфический комбинат В. М. Молотова, Москва
Located in Moscow at 99 Iaroslavskoe Highway, the Graphic Art Printing Plant was named for Viacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov (1890-1986), Soviet Minister of Foreign Affairs. Based on Soviet-era sources, the printing plant existed at least as far back as the 1930s. During its history, the plant was a contract printer for Glavpoligrafizdat (Main Administration for Matters of Polygraphic Industry Publishing and Book Selling), and it was under the printing trusts of Soiuzpoligrafprom (All-Union Association of Printing Enterprises) ...
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Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow-Leningrad — Искусство, Москва-Ленинград
Iskusstvo was the Art Publishing House (A.K.A. Visual Arts Publishing) that was created in 1936 from Ogiz-Izogiz (State Art and Literature Publishing House). It disseminated books and journals dealing with graphic design and the fine arts, and it issued numerous posters. Since the Iskusstvo banner was part of the State Printing Works in Leningrad (St. Petersburg) and Moscow, its two main offices were located in those two cities.
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