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Let peaceful life for the brotherly family of cooperative farmers grow under the sun, and let the soviet fatherland bloom, my happy motherland!

Poster Number: PP 215
Category: Agriculture
Poster Notes: Sixteen republics are illustrated because it was designed in the final year the Soviet Union possessed the Karelo-Finnish Soviet Socialist Republic (SFSR). In 1956, one year after the poster was released, the Karelo-Finnish Republic was incorporated into the Russian Republic as the Karelian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. Karelia’s removal was the only time in USSR history when a member republic was merged into another republic.
Media Size: 35x26.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1955
Editorial Information: Editor E. Povolotskaia; Art Editor Iu. Boitman
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] July 20, 1955; Publication No. 840; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 481; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh-05201
Catalog Notes: PP 215 Agriculture b
Artist: Livanova, Vera Mikhailovna — Ливанова, Вера Михайловна
Vera Mikhailovna Livanova was a Soviet poster artist, painter and an easel artist. Born in Moscow, her father was a professor of Russian History. Livanova began her artistic studies at the Moscow studio of Countess Tatiana Lvovna Sukhotina-Tolstaia, a painter who was the second child of writer Leo Tolstoi. She continued her studies at the Moscow State College of Fine Arts in Memory of 1905, and from in 1928 to 1930, she studied in the theater department of ...
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Printer: Leningrad Offset Printing Plant — Ленинградское Офсетная типография
The Leningrad Offset Printing Plant was located near Kronverkskaia and Mir Streets in Leningrad (St. Petersburg). Historically, the printer had roots in Imperial Russia as a large operation founded in 1881 by Theodore Kibbel (Fedor Fyodorovich Kibbel') until it was nationalized by the Soviets in 1917. After its initial nationalization, the printer's management (via a series of government-controlled printing trusts) and its name both changed over the decades until it ultimately became the Leningrad Offset Printing Plant ...
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Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow — Изогиз (Государственное издательство изобразительного искусства), Москва
The history of IzoGiz begins with the formation of Ogiz, the Association of the State Book and Magazine Publishers. In 1930, the Sovnarkom of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic established Ogiz to centralize publishing under a monopoly in order to eliminate duplication of printed material, to streamline and control publishing production and its output, and to create a base for marketing books, training and technical manuals. In 1931, the Central Committee of the USSR ordered certain ...
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