To the peasant and the worker. [Partial translation]

Poster Number: PP 1188
Category: Agriculture
Poster Notes:

[Top of poster] Workers of the world, unite!
U.S.S.R. (Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic).
Text by N. Merik.

Media Size: 19x30
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1919
Sources & Citation: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B.S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 160, poster 225.
Catalog Notes: PP 1188 Agriculture 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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Publisher: Narkomzem (People's Commissariat of Agriculture) — Наркомзем (Народный комиссариат земледелия)

The People's Commissariat for Agriculture (Narkomzem) was established in Petrograd in October, 1917. In the 1920s, it was supplanted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Food that served to unify the various republic-based Narkomzem offices.

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