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Peace

Poster Number: PP 547
Poster Notes: Languages on poster: Russian, French, English, Spanish, Czech, Italian, German, Arabic, and Hindi.
Media Size: 41.5x31
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: c.1964
Editorial Information: Editor M. Iastrzhembskaia
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] December 4, 1963; Publication No. 1-270; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 1146; Price 10 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: A10975.
Catalog Notes: PP 547 Communist Culture b
Artist: Livanova, Vera Mikhailovna — Ливанова, Вера Михайловна
Printer: 1st Exemplary Typography Workshop named for A. A. Zhdanov, Moscow — 1-я Образцовая типография им. А.А. Жданова
The 1st Exemplary Typography Workshop was named in honor of Andrei Alexandrovich Zhdanov (1896-1948), a Soviet military leader and a senior member of the Politburo who died in 1948. Reportedly, Andrei Zhdanov controlled the atomic espionage division of the USSR and he was Josef Stalin's closest confidant. Historically, the 1st Exemplary Typography Workshop began as the Sharapov-Sytin Partnerhip, a printing workshop formed before the Russian Revolution. Ivan Dmitrievich Sytin (1851-1934) was the son of a peasant. ...
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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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