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October 25, 1917 -- November 7, 1920 Farmer, you used to work for a landlord! Now the land belongs to the working people! All Power to the Soviets! [Partial translation]

Poster Number: PP 042
Category: Revolution
Media Size: 40.5x28
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1920
Sources & Citation:

Urtminceva, M. G. (1997). Slovar' russkoi literatury. Niznii Novgorod: Tri Bogatyria.
Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B. S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 151, poster 149; Russian Revolutionary Posters by V. Polonskii (1925), page 176, poster 696

Catalog Notes: PP 042 Revolution b
Artist: Mel'nikov, Dmitrii Ivanovich — Мельников, Дмитрий Иванович
Dmitrii Ivanovich Mel’nikov was a Soviet graphic artist, illustrator, and a caricaturist. He graduated in 1917 from the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. During the period of his artistic studies, Mel’nikov began working as a caricaturist by drawing cartoons that portrayed Imperial Russian cultural personalities. Professionally, Mel'nikov was a collaborating artist with the Soviet magazines “Theater and Footlights” and “New Satyricon”. He also developed decorations for public holidays and from 1919 to 1922, he ...
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Printer: 5th State Typolithography Workshop, Moscow (formerly Russian Partnership) — 5-я государственный типо-литография, (бывш. Русское товарищество)
Located in the Chistye Prudy neighborhood at 14 Myl'nikov Lane (a.k.a. Zhukovskii Street); the 5th State Typolithography Workshop was the Russian Partnership prior to its nationalization. Around 1922 the printer was placed under the Mospoligraf printing trust during a period of consolidation that occurred in the Moscow printing industry. With a staff of over two thousand, Mospoligraf oversaw a myriad of printers under local sections. Subsequently, Mospoligraf was the second-largest printing trust in Moscow outside ...
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Publisher: State Publishing House — Государственный издательство
The State Publishing House had its origins in Imperial Russia as the Royal Print Yard of St. Petersburg. In 1917, the Soviets nationalized the print yard and requisitioned its presses. From requisitioning emerged the Publishing House of the Petrograd Soviet that was formed in the winter of 1917 by the Literary and Publishing Department of People's Commissariat for Education. In 1919, the State Publishing House in St. Petersburg changed its name to Petrogosizdat (Petrograd State Publishing) and in 1924, ...
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