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Compete with the advanced workers!
 Be deserving of the honor of being a miner!

Poster Number: PP 1024
Category: Industry
Poster Notes:

The tablet behind the miner containing names and percentages indicates a supposed over fulfillment of coal quotas.
The names on the tablet are: Nazarov, Rybak, Savki[n], Gordeev, Popov, Nov[ . . .]

Media Size: 38.5x26
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1950
Editorial Information: Editor A. Druzhkov
Technical Information on Poster: Approved for printing June 2, 1950; Order No. 1581; Volume 2 sheets of paper; Printing No. 9053; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: A04665
Catalog Notes: PP 1024 Industry b
Artist: Ponomarev, Nikolai Afanasevich — Пономарёв, Николай Афанасьевич
Printer: Gudok Typography Workshop, Moscow — Типография Гудок, Москва
Gudok is the Russian word for whistle and it was also the name given to the railway industry newspaper in the Soviet Union. The newspaper's printing workshop was in Moscow at 7 Stankevich Street (formerly Voznesenskii Lane), a street named after Alexander Stankevich (1821-1912), the Russian writer, biographer and publisher. From the end of the nineteenth century until 1918, the location served as the printing house and editorial offices of the liberal newspaper "Russian News" (...
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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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