Glory to the liberating army!

Poster Number: PP 1032
Category: Military
Poster Notes:

This poster was created for the 6th anniversary of World War II.
The machine gun held by the soldier is a PPSH-41.

Media Size: 35x24
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1951
Editorial Information: Editor M. Ioffe
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] June 27, 1951; Publication No. 9622; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 312-D; Second printing; Price 1 ruble.
Glavlit Directory Number: A05926
Catalog Notes: PP 1032 Military b
Artist: Smoliak, Nikolai Petrovich — Смоляк, Николай Петрович
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.

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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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