1871 – French bourgeoisie take brutal revenge on commoners. 1921 – Proletariat tears away the last black rags of capitalist lies!

Poster Number: PP 010
Category: Revolution
Media Size: 31x22
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1921
Technical Information on Poster: Order No. 765; A.V.Ts. [R.V.Ts.] Kiev – 1921
Sources & Citation: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B.S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 210, poster 673
Catalog Notes: PP 010 Revolution b
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: 2nd Soviet Typography [Photo-Lithography] Workshop, Kiev —

The 2nd Soviet Typography Workshop was located at 4 Pushkin Street in Kiev, Ukraine. Over a period of management changes, this printer was also known as the Photo-Lithography Workshop as well as the Soviet Printing Office.

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Publisher: State Publishing House, Kiev — Государственное издательство, Киев

The State Publishing House had its origins in Imperial Russia as the Royal Print Yard in St. Petersburg. As the Red Army controlled more provinces and cities in former Imperial Russia, the State Publishing House developed offices outside St. Petersburg. Kiev was a major city of Imperial Russia as well as of the USSR. Once Soviet control was established in Ukraine, publishing was concentrated in the State Publishing House that existed from 1919-1930. Today, Kiev is the capital of the Ukrainian Republic.

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