Accept the gifts of May Day

Poster Number: PP 1111
Category: Events
Poster Notes: The fifteen Soviet citizens illustrated on the poster represent the fifteen Soviet Republics, and each gift is an industrial facet of their respective republic.
Media Size: 51x26
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1964
Editorial Information: Editor M. Kalinovskii
Technical Information on Poster: Approved January 15, 1964; Publication No. 1-299; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 30; Price 10 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: A02265
Catalog Notes: PP 1111 Events b (OS)
Artist: Ishmametov, Murat Khafizovich — Ишмаметов, Мурат Хафизович
Printer: Kalinin City Poligrafkombinat of Glavpoligrafprom — Калининский полиграфический комбинат Главполиграфпрома
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. During the mid-1950s into the 1970s, the plant was under the management of Glavpoligrafprom (Main Directorate of the Printing Industry). 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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