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Only the Red Army will give us bread. [First panel] Denikin entered Kharkov, Ekaterinoslav and Moscow, Petrograd has no bread. [Second panel] The Red Army is advancing, there is more bread in Soviet Russia.

Poster Number: PP 428
Category: Civil War
Poster Notes: Printed on the margin: "Whoever removes or covers over this poster commits a counter-revolutionary act."
Media Size: 32x25
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1919
Technical Information on Poster: No. 23
Sources & Citation: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B.S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 329, poster 1846; Russian Revolutionary Posters by V. Polonskii (1925), page 147, poster 340
Catalog Notes: PP 428 Civil War b
Artist: Pomanskii, Nikolai Nikolaevich — Поманский, Николай Николаевич
Nikolai Nikolaevich Pomanskii was chiefly recognized as a landscape and portrait artist but he also worked in the graphic arts designing political posters. Pomanskii received his art education at the Moscow Stroganov Institute of Art where he graduated in 1904. He obtained further artistic education at the workshops of Konstantin Alekseevich Korovin and Sergei Vasilievich Ivanov. Pomanskii left Russia to study at the School of Fine Arts in Paris, and in 1908, he returned to Russia and ...
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Printer: Bumpoligraftrust (Paper and Printing Trust) — Бумполиграфтрест (Бумажно-Полиграфический трест)
Bumpoligraftrust (Bumazhno-Poligrafcheskii trest) was formed in 1922 as paper and printing trust in the city of Viatka located east of Moscow. In addition to the printing houses it oversaw, the trust encompassed four paper mills. In 1934, the city of Viatka was renamed "Kirov" in honor of Sergei Mironovich Kirov (1886-1934), deceased Communist Party leader of Leningrad. The city was re-named Viatka after the fall of the USSR.
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Publisher: Litizdat (Literary and Publishing Department of the Political Directorate of the Revolutionary Military Council of the Republic) — Литиздат (Литературно-издательский отдел политического управления РВСР)
Litizdat (Literaturno-izdatel'skii otdel politicheskogo upravleniia RVSR) was established in June 1919 by order of the Department of the Political Directorate (PUR) of the Revolutionary Military Council of the Republic (RVSR). A formal decree approved its existence in October that year. Due to the hierarchy of Litizdat's formation, its title is often abbreviated as Litizdat PUR RVSR on publications it issued. As the main publishing arm for the Red Army and the Red Navy, Litizdat distributed a ...
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