Kiev workers, elect a communist council! [Partial translation]

Poster Number: PP 1181
Category: Events
Poster Notes: [Upper right] Workers of the world, unite!
Media Size: 15.5x23
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1921
Technical Information on Poster: RVTs (Passed by Military Censor), Kiev 1921
Sources & Citation: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B.S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 196, poster 544.
Catalog Notes: PP 1181 Events b
Artist: Roze (Rosenblit), Grigorii Abramovich — Розе (Розенблит), Григорий Абрамович
Printer: 2nd Soviet Typography [Photo-Lithography] Workshop, Kiev —

The 2nd Soviet Typography Workshop was located at 4 Pushkin Street in Kiev, Ukraine. Over a period of management changes, this printer was also known as the Photo-Lithography Workshop as well as the Soviet Printing Office.

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Publisher: State Publishing House, Kiev — Государственное издательство, Киев

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. Kiev was a major city of Imperial Russia as well as of the USSR. Once Soviet control was established in Ukraine, publishing was concentrated in the State Publishing House that existed from 1919-1930. Today, Kiev is the capital of the Ukrainian Republic.

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