Our candidate for deputy in the Supreme Soviet of the Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic -- Klement Yefremovich Voroshilov. Lenin election district, Samarkand [Uzbekistan].

Poster Number: PP 161
Category: Military
Poster Notes: Kliment Voroshilov (1881-1969) was Commissar of Defense. He was also Marshal of the Soviet Union (despite his reputation for being a poor strategist) before and during the U.S.S.R.’s involvement in World War II. After Stalin’s death in 1953, Voroshilov was removed from a position of direct political power.
Media Size: 31x24
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1947
Technical Information on Poster: Publication No. 180; Order No 873; Price 3 rubles
Glavlit Directory Number: R00109
Catalog Notes: PP 161 Military
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: Pravda Vostoka Typography Workshop, Tashkent —

Pravda Vostoka means "Truth of the East"

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Publisher: Pravda Vostoka (Truth of the East), Uzbekistan — Правда Востока

Pravda Vostoka was formed in 1917 as Nasha Gazeta (Our Newspaper) and it was an organ of the Tashkent Soviet. In the early 1920s, its name was changed to Pravda Vostoka and it served as the organ for the Communist Party of Uzbekistan. Pravda Vostoka occasionally published posters. It celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2017.

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