All Soviet people will vote for strengthening further our valorous Red Army and Naval Fleet!

Poster Number: PP 1007
Category: Military
Media Size: 42x29.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1938
Editorial Information: Editor V. Kononov; Text Editor I. Kabanov
Technical Information on Poster: Izogiz No. 8195; Submitted for production April 14, 1938, approved for printing April 14, 1938; Standard format 78 x 104; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 392; 2nd Edition; Price 70 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: 1751. Lenoblgorlit, Leningrad city section of Glavlit
Catalog Notes: PP 1007 Military b
Artist: Stenberg, Vladimir Avgustovich — Стенберг, Владимир Августович

The Stenberg brothers, Vladimir and Georgii, collaborated on numerous projects from theatre design to commercial advertising to film posters from 1923 until Georgii's death in 1933 when his motorcycle was hit by a truck.  Stenberg designs were characterized for their marketing appeal and experimental designs.  Stenberg posters, as well as their other design work, often incorporated photography, bold color schemes and groundbreaking typography.

Read More...
Printer: 24th Lithography Workshop of the Poligrafkniga Trust of Ogiz, Leningrad —

Historically, the 24th Lithography Workshop was owned by Fedor Kibbel' prior to Soviet nationalization. It was located at Kronverkskaia and Mir Streets in St. Petersburg (Petrograd). Shortly after the workshop was nationalized, it became the 1st State Lithography Workshop named in honor of Mikhail Pavlovich Tomskii (1880-1936), the head of the Soviet trade union and director of the State Publishing House. By the 1930s, this workshop became the 24th Lithography Workshop of Ogiz (Association of State Book and Magazine Publishers) and it was managed by the Poligrafkniga (Book and Magazine Printing) Trust.

Read More...
Publisher: Ogiz-IzoGiz, Moscow-Leningrad — Огиз-Изогиз, Москва-Ленинград

Ogiz (Ob"edinenie gosudarstvennykh knizhno-zhurnal'nykh izdatel'stv) is the Association of the State Book and Magazine Publishers. It was established in 1930 by the RSFSR Sovnarkom to centralize all publishing activities in the Soviet Union. Aside from centralization, Ogiz helped eliminate duplication of printed products. Posters, art magazines and artistic books were placed under the Izogiz (Izobrazitel'noe iskusstvo) fine arts section of Ogiz. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".

Read More...