Our victories of labor are for the 22nd congress of the communist party of the Soviet Union!

Poster Number: PP 198
Category: Events
Poster Notes: This poster highlights the 22nd Communist Party Congress. It was the last Congress where the Chinese Communist Party attended and the platform of decisions included removal of Stalin's remains from the Lenin Mausoleum as well as renaming cities dedicated to Stalin and various Stalinist-era politicians.
Media Size: 42x30.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1961
Editorial Information: Editor M. Sergeeva
Technical Information on Poster: May 8, 1961...[illegible]... Price 10 kopeks. Order No. 401.
Glavlit Directory Number: A-05832
Catalog Notes: PP 198 Events
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 Offset Printing Plant of UPP of the Lensovnarkoz, Leningrad — 1-я Ленсовнархоз УПП Типография Офсетной, Ленинград

The 1st Offset Printing Plant was under the management of the UPP of Lensovnarkoz during the late 1950s and early 1960s. The significance of "UPP of Lensovnarkoz" meant the plant’s operations were under the Printing Industry Management (UPP) of the Leningrad Economic Regional Council. The Offset Printing Plant had its roots in Imperial Russia. It was a large printing house founded in 1881 by Theodore Kibbel (Fedor Fyodorovich Kibbel) located at Kronverkskaia and Mir Streets in St. Petersburg, (A.K.A. Petrograd). In 1917, the Council of People’s Commissars of Labor nationalized the printing house. In 1918, the Soviet government named the printing house "1st State Lithography" and thereafter, it underwent a variety of name changes.

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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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