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Moscow: the city of the twenty-second Olympic Games

Poster Number: PP 120
Category: Events
Poster Notes: Moscow won the bid for the 22nd Olympics in 1974. In the summer of 1980, the games were held in Moscow and in other locations around the USSR in one of the most politicized Olympics ever held due to the number of countries that boycotted in protest of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
Media Size: 40x29.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1977
Editorial Information: Editor A. Kolomeitsev; Technical Editor I. Popova.
Technical Information on Poster: Submitted for printing May 24, 1977; Format 70 x 108; Volume 1 sheet of paper, 1.4 conditional sheets of paper; Offset paper No 1; Publication No. 13a-38; Order 543; Kalinin Typography Workshop of Soiuzpoligrafprom, order of the Red Banner of Labor; Price 12 kopeks.
Glavlit Directory Number: A-01397
Sources & Citation: Sarantakes, N. E. (2011). Dropping the torch: Jimmy Carter, the Olympic boycott, and the Cold War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Catalog Notes: PP 120 Events
Artist: Pegov, S. — Пегов, С.
Printer: Kalinin City Poligrafkombinat of Soiuzpoligrafprom — Калининский полиграфический комбинат Союзполиграфпрома
The Kalinin Poligrafkombinat (printing plant) was located at 5 Lenin Avenue (formerly Voroshilov Street) in Kalinin (Tver) northwest of Moscow. Throughout its existence, the name of this printing plant changed depending on the various state-owned trusts that handled its management. At one point in its history, the plant was under the management of the printing trust, Soiuzpoligrafprom (All-Union Association of Printing Enterprises).
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Publisher: Plakat (All-Union Poster), Moscow — Плакат
Plakat (All-Union Poster) was created in 1974 in Moscow through the work of the Union of Artists and the Central Committee of the Communist Party. The chief of its poster department was Dmitry Akimovich Isaev. Plakat publishers existed until 1991 whereupon it was renamed Panorama publishers.
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