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Our victories of labor are for the 22nd congress of the communist party of the Soviet Union!

Poster Number: PP 198
Category: Events
Poster Notes: This poster highlights the 22nd Communist Party Congress. It was the last Congress where the Chinese Communist Party attended and the platform of decisions included removal of Stalin's remains from the Lenin Mausoleum as well as renaming cities dedicated to Stalin and various Stalinist-era politicians.
Media Size: 42x30.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1961
Editorial Information: Editor M. Sergeeva
Technical Information on Poster: May 8, 1961...[illegible]... Price 10 kopeks. Order No. 401.
Glavlit Directory Number: A-05832
Catalog Notes: PP 198 Events
Artist: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник
The artist's name on the poster is not indicated. By assigning Artist Unknown to a poster it also could mean the artist used a chop mark whereby no signature is seen thus rendering the artist's identity anonymous.
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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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