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Poster Number: PP 1040
Poster Notes:

The farmers illustrated on the poster are likely from the Uzbek SSR; the male farmer wears an Order of the Hero of the Soviet Union, the highest honorary title given to civilians and soldiers.
The farm machine on the poster reads: “Cotton picking machine SKhM-48”. This was the mounted vertical-spindle single-row cotton harvester, produced at Tashselmash, from 1948 to 1952 and in 1954.

Media Size: 27x45
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1951
Editorial Information: Editor D. [Illegible]
Technical Information on Poster: Order No. 319; Price 1 ruble 50 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: R07356
Catalog Notes: PP 1040 Communist Culture b
Artist: Illegible Name — Неразборчивое Имя
Printer: Typolithography No. 4 of the Uzbek Polygraph Publishing Trust, [Tashkent] — Типо-литография № 4 Узбекполиграфиздата, [Ташкент]
Typography No. 4 was located in Tashkent, Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic. It was in operation during the 1950s. The typography was under the management of the Uzbek Polygraph Publishing trust that was formed in 1949 out of the Press Department of the Uzbek Republic.
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Publisher: Gosizdat (State Publishing House) — Госиздат (Государственное издательство)
Gosizdat was established in Moscow in May 1919 via the merger of the publishing houses of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee, the Moscow Soviet, the Petrograd (St. Petersburg) Soviet, the Moscow Communist, the People's Commissariat of the RSFSR, and others. It was the first large-scale, state-controlled publisher formed for the purpose of joining the nation's printing and publishing entities under a single institution. While Gosizdat existed somewhat independent of the government, by 1930 it served as the ...
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