Peace and freedom in Sovdepiya.

Poster Number: PP 018
Category: Civil War
Poster Notes: Poster was issued by Anti-Bolshevik forces and depicts a characterization of Leon Trotskii, Soviet War Commissar during the Civil War; "Sovdepiya" is a depreciative word for a Soviet city.
Media Size: 37x28.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1918
Catalog Notes: PP 018 Civil War 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: Printer not indicated —
Publisher: Kiev Garrison Military Propaganda Point, [Kiev] — Издание Киевского Гарнизонного Пункта Военной Пропаганды
This publishing entity was likely part of a special unit of the offices of the White Russian Armed Forces in South Russia. It is also a short-lived publishing entity owing to the fact that the Red Army defeated the White Armed Forces of South Russia (Ukraine) during 1919.
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