Glory to the Soviet Border Patrol!

Poster Number: PP 1027
Category: Military
Poster Notes: The soldier is wearing the green accent colors associated with border patrol troops. He carries with him the PPSH-41 machine gun.
Media Size: 35x25
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1951
Editorial Information: Editor B. Vorontsov
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] November 11, 1950. Publication No. 9244. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Order No. 543-D. Price 1 ruble.
Glavlit Directory Number: A09007
Catalog Notes: PP 1027 Military b; Sister poster PP 1028
Artist: Solov'ev, Mikhail Mikailovich — Соловьёв, Михаил Михайлович

Mikhail Mikailovich Solov'ev was born in Moscow. In 1930 he graduated from the advanced courses of the A.Kh.R.R. (Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia). While he began his professional career as a painter, from 1944 on, he exclusively designed posters. He was made a member of the Union of Soviet Artists in 1933. During the 1930s, Solov'ev worked together on posters and dioramas with the graphic designer Pavel Sokolov-Skalia.

Printer: Printing plant named for Dunaev —

Evlampii Aleksandrovich Dunaev (1877-1919) was assistant chairman of the Soviet of Nizhny Novgorod and a member of its presidium. He also was a Bolshevik member of the municipal duma. In the period immediately following the Russian Revolution, Dunaev worked in the provisioning committee and in the Nizhny Novgorod Council of the Economy. He reportedly died from typhus.

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.