In 1946-1950 we will build in Moscow 3 million square meters of paved streets and squares and 8 kilometers of concrete docks

Poster Number: PP 216
Category: Economy
Poster Notes: A bridge, similar to those in Moscow, is idyllically illustrated. This poster was created for the first Five-Year plan of the post-war era.
Media Size: 34x27
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1947
Editorial Information: Editor K. Yirinova
Technical Information on Poster: July 8, 1947. Publication No. 7542. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Order No. 2887. Price 1 ruble.
Glavlit Directory Number: A07695
Catalog Notes: PP 216 Economy b
Artist: Nesterova-Berzina, Maria Aleksandrovna — Нестерова-Берзина, Мария Александровна
Printer: 1st Exemplary Ogiz RSFSR Typography Workshop of the Poligrafkniga Trust, Moscow — 1-я Образцовая типография Огиза РСФСР треста Полиграфкнига, Москва

1st Exemplary Ogiz RSFSR Typography Workshop of the Poligrafkniga Trust was located in Moscow at 28 Valovaia Street. Historically, the workshop began as the Sharapov-Sytin Partnerhip in the era prior to the Russian Revolution. Ivan Dmitrievich Sytin (1851-1934) was the son of a peasant. He opened a small print shop in Moscow using a single press and by the start of the 20th century his printing business (at Valovaia and Piatnitskaia streets) was the largest private printing company in tsarist Russia.

Read More...
Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow-Leningrad — Искусство, Москва-Ленинград

Iskusstvo was the Art Publishing House (A.K.A. Visual Arts Publishing) that was created in 1936 from Ogiz-Izogiz (State Art and Literature Publishing House). It disseminated books and journals dealing with graphic design and the fine arts, and it issued numerous posters. Since the Iskusstvo banner was part of the State Printing Works in Leningrad (St. Petersburg) and Moscow, its two main offices were located in those two cities.

Read More...