Have you subscribed to the newspaper "New Village"? "New Village" [is] the provincial peasant newspaper published two times per week, on Tuesdays and Fridays. "New Village" explains to peasants what has happened abroad and in our Soviet Union. [Partial translation]

Poster Number: PP 1160
Poster Notes: Several peasant newspapers were titled “New Village” (Novaia Derevnia) but research points to this one as being published in May 1924 in Penza Oblast. The newspaper was also called Od Vele in the local, Moksha language spoken near Penza.
Media Size: 30.5x23.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1924
Glavlit Directory Number: 405. Gublit Penza, provincial section of Glavlit
Sources & Citation: Savin, O. (1978). Penza: Ocherk-putevoditelʹ. Saratov: Privolzh. kn. izd-vo., Penz. otd-nie. (P. 130-131, mention of Novaia derevnia published in Penza) Avtaikin, I. E., Tiugaev, N. F., Nikonov, V. A., Mordovskaia kraevedcheskaia konferentsiia, (1973). Kraevedenie Mordovii:Materialy 1-i Mordovskoi kraevedcheskoi konferentsii. Saransk: Mordovskoe knizhnoe izd-vo. (P. 88, mention of Novaia derevnia in Moksha)
Catalog Notes: PP 1160 Education & Literacy
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: Typolithography Workshop named for V.V. Vorovskii, Moscow — Типо-литография им. Воровского, Москва

The Typolithography Workshop named for V.V. Vorovskii was named in honor of Vatslav Vatslavovich Vorovskii (1871-1923) who was the head of Gosizdat (State Publishing House) from 1919 until 1921. After leaving Gosizdat, Vorovskii served as a diplomat for the Soviet Union. In 1923, he was assassinated in Lausanne, Switzerland. The printer was located in Moscow at 18 Dzerzhinskii Street, a thoroughfare that now has the name Bolshaia Lubianka.

Publisher: Publisher not indicated —