Jambul, the Kazakh bard, sings a song of Stalin “Stalin is the wisest man of the people! He is closer to you than your father! He is shining with light for the children of all nations, big and small! Stalin is like a fairy tale tree! You can see his power from everywhere! Every leaf is a priceless gem! He is shedding a soft light on you. Pioneer, always remember that Stalin is the best example for you, he gives you his shining smile like a father for children of all nations big and small!”

Poster Number: PP 032
Category: Stalin
Poster Notes: Illustrated on this poster is Dzhambul Dabaiuly (1846-1945), a Kazakh akyn (folksinger) popular during the Stalinist-era.
Media Size: 40.5x28
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1939
Editorial Information: Editor A. Druzhkov; Technical Editor A. Rosenberg
Technical Information on Poster: Iskusstvo No. 4188; Submitted for production April 8, 1938; Approved for printing October 8, 1939; Standard Format 62 x 94; 2 sheets of paper; Order No. 175; Price 70 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: A-8371
Catalog Notes: PP 032 Stalin b
Artist: Arakelov, Vartan Neresovich — Аракелов, Вартан Нерсесович
Printer: 4th Poligraphic Plant named for Lenin, Kiev —
Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow-Leningrad — Искусство, Москва-Ленинград

Iskusstvo was the Art Publishing House (A.K.A. Visual Arts Publishing) that was created in 1936 from Ogiz-Izogiz (State Art and Literature Publishing House). It disseminated books and journals dealing with graphic design and the fine arts, and it issued numerous posters. Since the Iskusstvo banner was part of the State Printing Works in Leningrad (St. Petersburg) and Moscow, its two main offices were located in those two cities.

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