To you, Motherland – our bread from the Virgin Lands!

Poster Number: PP 1061
Media Size: 38x24.5
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1957
Editorial Information: Editor M. Sergeeva
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] September 19, 1957; Publication No. 1-447; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 511; Price 1 ruble.
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh08687
Catalog Notes: PP 1061 Communist Culture b
Artist: Kalenskii, Vladimir Dionisievich — Каленский, Владимир Дионисиевич
Vladimir Dionisievich Kalenskii was known as a muralist and as a poster artist in the Soviet Union and in international art circles. In 1925, when his father was invited to work at the VSNKh (Supreme Economic Council of the USSR), the family moved to Moscow. In 1940, Kalenskii was called into active naval service and during World War II, he served with a submarine unit of the Northern Fleet. From 1945 to 1950, he attended the Moscow Higher School ...
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Printer: Kalinin City Poligrafkombinat — Полиграфкомбинат, Калинин
The Kalinin Poligrafkombinat was located at 5 Lenin Avenue (formerly Voroshilov Street) in Kalinin (now Tver), a city northwest of Moscow. Throughout its existence, the name of this printing plant changed depending on the various state-owned trusts that handled its management. Poligrafkombinat is the portmanteau for the English word, printing plant.
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Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow — Изогиз (Государственное издательство изобразительного искусства), Москва
The history of IzoGiz begins with the formation of Ogiz, the Association of the State Book and Magazine Publishers. In 1930, the Sovnarkom of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic established Ogiz to centralize publishing under a monopoly in order to eliminate duplication of printed material, to streamline and control publishing production and its output, and to create a base for marketing books, training and technical manuals. In 1931, the Central Committee of the USSR ordered certain ...
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