Generalissimus of the Soviet Union Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin

Poster Number: PP 223
Category: Stalin
Media Size: 33x25
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1950
Technical Information on Poster: Approved for printing March 29, 1950; M-307; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: G32197
Catalog Notes: PP 223 Stalin
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: Printer not indicated —
Publisher: Voenizdat (Military Publishers) — Воениздат

Voenizdat (Military Publishers) or voennoe izdatelstvo was the Military Publishing House of the Ministry of Defense of the USSR. Established in Moscow by the Revolutionary Military Soviet in 1919, Voenizdat published literature for the defense industry such as technical manuals and dictionaries. It also published posters, pamphlets and fiction and non-fiction literature frequently containing military themes. Voenizdat's predecessor was Litizdat, the publishing arm of the Department of the Revolutionary Military Council.

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