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And we will overcome the water shortage!

Poster Number: PP 074
Category: Stalin
Poster Notes: [On map] "PLAN Location of state forest protective zones and shelterbelts"; Map also shows the August 1950 plan for the Stalingrad/Volgograd hydroelectric power station-- still the largest in Europe; also on the map (near the Caspian Sea) is the town of Gur'ev (Atyray), a city with thriving industries in crude oil and fishing during the Soviet era.
Media Size: 36x25.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1949
Editorial Information: Editor P. Piskunov.
Technical Information on Poster: 2 sheets of paper. N-12. Price 1 ruble.
Glavlit Directory Number: A-02867.
Catalog Notes: PP 074 Stalin b
Artist: Govorkov, Viktor Ivanovich — Говорков, Виктор Иванович
Viktor Ivanovich Govorkov studied art in the studios of the Club for Soviet Workers in Vladivostok during the mid-1920s. From 1926 to 1930, Govorkov studied at VKhUTEIN [Higher Art and Technical Institute] in Moscow under the tutelage of Sergei Gerasimov where he concentrated in monumental art. His thesis at VKhUTEIN was a sketch for a panel intended for decoration on Red Square in preparation for the May Day festivities there in 1930. Upon his graduation he served ...
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Printer: Printer not indicated —
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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