KPSS [Communist Party of the Soviet Union] "When we say Lenin we mean the Party”; "When we say the Party we mean Lenin”.

Poster Number: PP 172
Category: Lenin
Media Size: 45x27
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1956
Editorial Information: Editor O. Legran
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] June 18, 1956; Publication No. 1-70; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 1889; Ministry of Culture USSR Central Administrative Board of the Graphic Arts Industry; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh07790.
Catalog Notes: PP 172 Lenin
Artist: Smoliak, Nikolai Petrovich — Смоляк, Николай Петрович
Printer: 1st Exemplary Typography Workshop named for A. A. Zhdanov, Moscow — 1-я Образцовая типография им. А.А. Жданова

The 1st Exemplary Typography Workshop was named in honor of Andrei Alexandrovich Zhdanov (1896-1948), a Soviet military leader and a senior member of the Politburo who died in 1948. Reportedly, Andrei Zhdanov controlled the atomic espionage division of the USSR and he was Josef Stalin's closest confidant.

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Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow —

Izogiz was the fine arts section of Ogiz publishing. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".

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