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The woman worker builds cooperation. Woman worker! The October revolution made you the freest citizen in the world! Make full use of your rights through cooperation!

Poster Number: PP 141
Category: Women
Media Size: 45x31.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1923
Glavlit Directory Number: 5563. Gublit, provincial section of Glavlit
Sources & Citation: Kiaer, C. (2008). Imagine no possessions: The socialist objects of Russian constructivism. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press. (Poster 141 is featured)
Catalog Notes: PP 141 Women
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: 1st State Lithography Workshop, Leningrad (formerly Kibbel) — 1-я государственная литография, Ленинград
The 1st State Lithography had its roots in Imperial Russia. The St. Petersburg-based printing operation was founded in 1881 by Theodore Kibbel (Fedor Fyodorovich Kibbel’) with just four printing presses. By the 1890s, Kibbel had opened a large workshop at 9 Kronverkskaia near the intersection of Mir Street. As a hub for the chromolithography production of posters, labels, cartons, and other ephemera; Kibbel ran one of the largest and most versatile printing operations in the Russian Empire. In...
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Publisher: Tsentrosoiuz (Central Union of Consumers' Societies) — Центросоюз
MSPO (Moscow Central Union of Consumers' Societies) was established in 1898 and it gained significant membership throughout Imperial Russia after 1907. After its reorganization by the Soviet government, MSPO became part of an association of consumer unions and its name was changed to the Central Union of Consumers' Societies (Tsentrosoiuz). In May 1921, Tsentrosoiuz became the single government agency responsible for distribution of wholesale consumer goods in the country.
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