Fulfill the five year plan in four years! 1923 - 1948 25 years of civil aviation in the USSR

Poster Number: PP 094
Category: Economy
Poster Notes: A message here is familiar to the Soviet public: early fulfillment of the nation's Five Year Plan. This poster was not created for Aeroflot's anniversary but for the anniversary (from March I923) of Dobrolet, an airline that started regular internal flights in the USSR in July I923. The airplane illustrated on this poster is an Ilyushin Il-12, a post-war aircraft.
Media Size: 39x30
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1948
Editorial Information: Editor A. Danilov.
Technical Information on Poster: Publication Dept. of Aeroflot. Order No. 5098. Lithography Workshop Order No. 695
Catalog Notes: PP 094 Economy
Artist: Sakharov, Sergei Georgievich — Сахаров, Сергей Георгиевич
Printer: Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian), Moscow —

The Krasnii Proletarii Workshop (A.K.A. 3rd Krasnii Proletarii Typography Workshop) was located at 16 Krasnoproletarskaia Street in Moscow. Around 1920 the printing workshop was placed under the management of the Poligrafkniga (Book and Magazine Printing) Trust. Historically, this printer was first under the ownership of the Russian entrepreneur Ivan Kushnerev who founded the Ivan Kushnerev & Company Printing Shop in 1869 in Moscow. When Kushnerev died in 1896 his company was one of the largest printers in Imperial Russia. The Kushnerev shop was nationalized by the Soviets in 1919 and consigned to the Printing Section of the Moscow Economic Council. It was then re-named the 3rd State Typolithography Workshop and, for a brief period, it was the 20th State Typolithography Workshop. It became the 3rd Krasnii Proletarii Book Printing Plant when its location (on Pimenovskaia Street) was re-named Krasnoproletarskaia (Red Proletarian) Street. The workshop retained the Krasnii Proletarii moniker while its management (via a series of state trusts) varied over the next fifty years.