Who dwells in the palace? [Partial translation]

Poster Number: PP 1176
Category: Workers
Poster Notes: Terem is the Russian term for the little yellow 'palace' illustrated on the poster. While terem can be a pitched-roof house, here it applies to Terem Palace in the Kremlin -- residence of the Russian Tsars. Today, the Kremlin terem is the residence of the President of Russia; text on poster (by A. Poliak) is partially taken from a children's fairy tale but modified into a political theme; [sign on yellow house] "Russian bourgeois administration."
Media Size: 30x23
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1920
Sources & Citation: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B. S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 171, poster 287 (poster also issued in larger format by the All-Ukrainian Central Publishing House, Vseizdat)
Catalog Notes: PP 1176 Workers 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.

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Printer: Printer not indicated —
Publisher: State Publishing House, Moscow — Государственное издательство, Москва

In May 1919, the All-Russian Central Executive Committee created the State Publishing House of the RSFSR (Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic), Moscow. The State Publishing House had its origins in Imperial Russia as the Royal Print Yard in St. Petersburg. As the Red Army controlled more provinces and cities in former Imperial Russia, the State Publishing House developed offices outside St. Petersburg. The State Publishing House, Moscow is sometimes cited in historical references as the "State Publishing House, RSFSR" signifying its location in the Russian Republic.

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