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We will elect to local Soviets of Laborers’ Deputies the Worthy Sons and Daughters of our Motherland! Women are the Great Strength of the Soviet State!

Poster Number: PP 1105
Category: Women
Poster Notes:

The woman wears two high Orders for Labor presumably given for her work during World War II.
In the background, the village building has the sign “Selsovet” indicating it is the office of the rural soviet (council) for the larger governmental system of administration. A red banner in background reads “All to the Polls”.

Media Size: 34x24.5
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1947
Editorial Information: P. Piskunov
Technical Information on Poster: Order No. 3825; Price 1 ruble, 2 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: A-10718
Catalog Notes: PP 1105 Women
Artist: Krivonogov, P. — Кривоногов, П.
Printer: Printer not indicated —
Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow-Leningrad — Искусство, Москва-Ленинград
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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