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Long live the 30th anniversary of the great October socialist revolution!

Poster Number: PP 239
Category: Revolution
Poster Notes: The tall building on this poster is the conceptual "Palace of the Soviets" in Moscow proposed to be built on the site of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. This "Palace" was never built.
Media Size: 44x31
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1947
Editorial Information: Editor R. Dzenis
Technical Information on Poster: Publication No. 986. Order No. 7350. Price 2 rubles.
Glavlit Directory Number: JT09591
Catalog Notes: PP 239 Revolution
USSR Region: Latvian SSR
Language: Latvian
Artist: Medvedev, Vsevolod — Медведев, Всеволод
Printer: LPT Typography, Riga —
Publisher: Latgosizdat (Latvian State Publishing House) — Латгосиздат (Латвийское государственное издательство)
Until World War II, Latvia had thriving publishing and printing industries. Between Soviet annexation in 1940 and the German occupation in 1941, Lativa's position as a European publishing hub drastically changed. Around 1940 Lativa's largest publisher, Liesma (Flame), was nationalized during Soviet annexation. The publisher became VAPP (Department of State Book Publishers and Polygraphic Enterprises) and was controlled as a state-run entity. From 1946-1964, VAPP was named Latgosizdat and in 1965, the publisher was re-named Liesma. It specialized in ...
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