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Our friendship is our strength!

Poster Number: PP 165
Media Size: 46x26.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1958
Editorial Information: Editor G. Shchetkin. Technical Editor A. Soboleva.
Technical Information on Poster: May 17, 1958. Publication No. 1–827. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Order 1504. Price 1 ruble.
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh-04503
Catalog Notes: PP 165 Communist Culture
Artist: Kominarets (Komenarets), Igor Aleksandrovich — Коминарец (Коменарец), Игорь Александрович
Printer: 1st Offset Printing Plant of UPP of the Lensovnarkhoz, Leningrad — 1-я Ленсовнархоз УПП Типография Офсетной, Ленинград
The 1st Offset Printing Plant of the Lensovnarkhoz (Leningrad Economic Regional Council) was located near Kronverkskaia and Mir Streets in Leningrad (St. Petersburg). In the late 1950s until the early 1960s, the printer’s operations were managed by the UPP (Printing Industry Management) of Lensovnarkhoz. Historically, the printer had roots in Imperial Russia as a large operation founded in 1881 by Theodore Kibbel (Fedor Fyodorovich Kibbel') until it was nationalized by the Soviets in 1917. After its in...
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Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow — Изогиз (Государственное издательство изобразительного искусства), Москва
The history of IzoGiz begins with the formation of Ogiz, the Association of the State Book and Magazine Publishers. In 1930, the Sovnarkom of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic established Ogiz to centralize publishing under a monopoly in order to eliminate duplication of printed material, to streamline and control publishing production and its output, and to create a base for marketing books, training and technical manuals. In 1931, the Central Committee of the USSR ordered certain ...
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