Greetings for [International Women’s Day] the 8th of March

Poster Number: PP 251
Category: Women
Poster Notes: This poster is shrink-wrapped on foamcore. March 8th is International Woman's Day. The rocket in the background is Vostok 6, the last spacecraft in the U.S.S.R.'s manned-flight program. In 1963, it carried Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space.
Media Size: 37.5x24
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1964
Editorial Information: Editor O. Ivashchenko.
Technical Information on Poster: September 5, 64. Publication No. 1-549. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Order No. 572. Price 10 kopeks.
Glavlit Directory Number: A00790
Catalog Notes: PP 251 Women (Shrink Wrap)
Artist: Toidze, Iraklii Moiseevich — Тоидзе, Ираклий Моисеевич
Printer: Kalinin City Poligrafkombinat of Glavpoligrafprom —

The Kalinin Poligrafkombinat of Glavpoligrafprom was located at 5 Lenin Ave. (formerly Voroshilov Street) in Kalinin (now, Tver) a city northwest of Moscow. Poligrafkombinat is the portmanteau word for "printing plant". The plant was under the management of Glavpoligrafprom (Main Directorate of the Printing Industry) during the mid-1950s into the 1970s.

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Publisher: Sovetskii Khudozhnik (Soviet Artist), Moscow — Советский художник, Москва

Sovetskii Khudozhnik (Soviet Artist) was a publishing house that chiefly served the Artists’ Union of the USSR. The house was founded in Moscow in 1963 during a period of reorganization within the state publishing sector. Sovetskii Khudozhnik turned out albums, art reproductions, postcards and art books, catalogs, brochures and, posters. It also produced illustrated monographs on contemporary artists and collections. In the early 1990s, it was renamed Galart Publishing House.

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