Exhibit of achievements in the national economy of the USSR

Poster Number: PP 097
Category: Economy
Poster Notes: In 1959 the grounds of the 1930s-designed All-Union Agricultural Exhibition (VSKhV) were renamed the Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy (VDNKh). From 1991 to 2014 the exhibition grounds were called the All-Russia Exhibition Center (VVC) but in 2014 the VDNKh acronym was restored.
Media Size: 48x31
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1959
Editorial Information: Editor A. Pashenkov
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved for printing] March 17, 1959; Publication No.1- 63; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 2924; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh01253
Sources & Citation: Magnúsdóttir, R. (2019). Enemy Number One: The United States of America in Soviet ideology and propaganda, 1945-1959. New York: Oxford Univ. Press.
Catalog Notes: PP 097 Economy
Artist: Mukhin, Boris Aleksandrovich — Мухин, Борис Александрович
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.

Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow —

Izogiz was the fine arts section of Ogiz publishing. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".