The shopkeeper is a big fraud. A cooperative equals shares. Bring shares to the cooperative!

Poster Number: PP 1055
Category: Industry
Poster Notes: Poster is in Ukrainian language.
Media Size: 28.5x21.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1923
Glavlit Directory Number: 51,263
Catalog Notes: PP 1055 Industry b
Artist: Shcheglov, Mikhail Mikhailovich — Щеглов, Михаил Михайлович

Mikhail Mikhailovich Shcheglov was a Soviet-based artist, graphic artist and painter. He spent his childhood in Siberia where he began submitting cartoons in Siberian newspapers and, his work appeared in the satirical magazine Siluetty Siberia (Silhouettes of Siberia). Shcheglov graduated from the Moscow Stroganov School of Art. He worked in Tomsk from 1906 to 1913 and from 1942 to 1944. The main focus of his work was graphic design for books. From 1923, Shcheglov resided in Simferopol', Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, where he worked designing posters and creating satirical drawings.

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Printer: Typolithography Workshop of Geokartprom V.T.U. (Millitary Topographic Directorate) —

In 1918, the Soviets nationalized the Moscow-based printing workshop at 9 Bol'shaia Polianka Street (later named Soviet Street) belonging to brothers Wilhelm Theodor Mehnert and Herman Julius Mehnert. The building housing the workshop was founded by Julius Kirsten in the 1890s.

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Publisher: Knigospilka (All-Ukrainian Cooperative Book Merchandising and Publishing Organization) —

Knigospilka was the All-Ukrainian Cooperative Book Merchandising and Publishing Union. It was based Kharkov, Ukraine and operated from 1920 to 1929. While it occasionally published posters, its chief task was turning out informational publications and books. After 1922, Knigospilka concentrated on publishing informational literature concerning agriculture in the rural cooperative movement.

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