Let’s All Together Stop The Nuclear Threat! The Members Of Mass Manifestation And Anti-War Meetings Are Making This Claim.

Poster Number: PP 049
Category: Cold War
Poster Notes:

This poster is oversized.
[First placard in crowd] ‘No’ to Star Wars! [the U.S. outer space project]
[Third placard] Peace For The World!
[Fourth placard] Peace may be saved only by mutual efforts of all states and all peoples
[On other signs] ‘No’ to aggressive NATO plans!
Depolarization of world tensions
[Paper in duck’s mouth] Soviet Threat
[2nd placard] Strategic Defense Initiative [the U.S. outer space project]
[On bag] Profits

Media Size: 56x42.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1986
Editorial Information: Editor A. Galkin. Technical Editor L. Nikitina.
Technical Information on Poster: 1986 A 5101010000-523-088(02)–86
Catalog Notes: PP 049 Cold War (oversized)
Artist: Abramov, Mark Aleksandrovich — Абрамов, Марк Александрович

Born in Ukraine when it was part of the Russian Empire, Mark Aleksandrovich Abramov studied at the Moscow Civil Engineering Institute (MISI) from 1931 to 1936. Along with his brother, he published cartoons under the pseudonym Moa and they appeared in periodicals such as Ateist [Atheist], Rabochaia Moskva [Working Moscow] and Bezbozhnik [The Godless].

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Artist: Dobrovol'skii, Vladimir Petrovich — Добровольский, Владимир Петрович

Vladimir Petrovich Dobrovol'skii was born in the Irkutsk Oblast in the town of Usolye-Sibirskoye located on the Angara River. Although he was never formally educated in art it was at an early age that he showed talent. From the 1930s until the 1970s, Dobrovol'skii contributed political caricature illustrations for the newspapers "Pravda" (Truth), "Komsomolskaya Pravda" (Komsomol Truth), "Izvestiya" (News), "Sovetskaya Rossiya" (Soviet Russia) in addition to the magazines "Krokodil" (Crocodile) and "Yunost" (Youth). During the 1960s, he partnered with the graphic artist Mark Abramov creating a series of political posters. Dobrovol'skii also worked for book publishers in the towns of Irkutsk and Perm. In 1974 he was bestowed the title "Honored Artist of the RSFSR".
The online index of USSR Artist Union members cites Dobrovol'skii's birth date as August 15, 1920.

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Printer: Printer not indicated —
Publisher: Plakat (All-Union Poster), Moscow — Плакат

Plakat (All-Union Poster) was created in 1974 in Moscow through the work of the Union of Artists and the Central Committee of the Communist Party. The chief of its poster department was Dmitry Akimovich Isaev. Plakat publishers existed until 1991 whereupon it was renamed Panorama publishers.

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