Glory to the liberating army!

Poster Number: PP 1032
Category: Military
Poster Notes: Poster 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 c
Artist: Smoliak, Nikolai Petrovich — Смоляк, Николай Петрович
Printer: Printing plant named for Dunaev, [Moscow] — Типография имени Дунаева, [Москва]

The Dunaev printing plant was located at 9 Bolshaia Polianka in Moscow. Headquartered inside the former Menert Brothers printing plant, during the 1920s, the firm was named in honor of the Bolshevik leader Evlampii Dunaev (1877-1919) who served as assistant chairman of the Soviet of Nizhny Novgorod. Dunaev was also a member of the provisioning committee and he served on the Nizhny Novgorod Council of Local Economy. During the Civil War, he reportedly died from typhus. Before the plant was named in Dunaev’s honor, it was under the management of Geokartprom of the V.T.U. (Military Topographic Directorate of the Headquarters of the Red Army).

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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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