Long live the great, unconquerable flag of Marx-Engels-Lenin-Stalin!

Poster Number: PP 077
Category: Stalin
Media Size: 41x32
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1953
Editorial Information: Editor V. Bespalova
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] March 16, 1953; Publication No. 10298; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 2977; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh-01100
Catalog Notes: PP 077 Stalin b
Artist: Kossov, A. — Коссов, А.
Printer: 1st Exemplary Typography Workshop named for A. A. Zhdanov, Moscow — 1-я Образцовая типография им. А.А. Жданова

The 1st Exemplary Typography Workshop was named in honor of Andrei Alexandrovich Zhdanov (1896-1948), a Soviet military leader and a senior member of the Politburo who died in 1948. Reportedly, Andrei Zhdanov controlled the atomic espionage division of the USSR and he was Josef Stalin's closest confidant.

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Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow — Искусство, Москва

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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