27 February – 22 March – 1927 5th Kiev Contract Trade Fair With all questions about the Market, contact: Kiev, Trade Fair Committee, Petrovka, Red Square 2b. Telegraph address: Kiev, Market General Representative of the Trade Fair in Moscow and throughout the USSR is: “Transport” First Joint Stock Company.

Poster Number: PP 1131
Category: Events
Poster Notes: The Kiev Contract Fair operated from 1797 to 1927. Trade and credit agreements were initially made at the fair but in its latter years, it became a simple commercial fair. While its importance diminished after the 1917 October Revolution, it ultimately ceased activity owing to anti-private ownership measures by the government.
Media Size: 44x30.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1927
Technical Information on Poster: No. 752
Glavlit Directory Number: 186. Kiev Okrlit, the district office section of Glavlit in Kiev
Sources & Citation: Kubijovyc, V. (1984) Encyclopedia of Ukraine Volume I: A-F Plus Map and Gazetteer. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
Catalog Notes: PP 1131 Events b
Artist: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник
The artist's name on the poster is not indicated. By assigning Artist Unknown to a poster it also could mean the artist used a chop mark whereby no signature is seen thus rendering the artist's identity anonymous.
Printer: Kiev-Druk Trust Typography Printing House, Kiev — Tипография Киев-Друк Трест, Киев
Kiev-Druk (i.e. Kiev-Printing) was a major typographic firm in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (Ukrainian SSR) from the 1920s into the 1930s. It turned out printed materials including books and posters. While its offices were located at 19 Lenin Boulevard in Kiev, the printer also had satellite departments around the Ukrainian SSR.
Publisher: Publisher not indicated —