Glory to October 1917-1967

Poster Number: PP 254
Category: Revolution
Poster Notes:

This poster is shrink-wrapped on foamcore.
The poster commemorates the 50th anniversary of the October Revolution.

Media Size: 37.5x28.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1967
Editorial Information: Editor O. Ivashchenko
Technical Information on Poster: February 1, 1967; Publication No. 1-274; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 803; Price 10 kopeks; 8-2-2/67
Glavlit Directory Number: A02644
Catalog Notes: PP 254 Revolution (Shrink Wrap)
Artist: Karakashev, Vilen Surenovich — Каракашев, Вилен Суренович
Printer: Kalinin City Poligrafkombinat of Glavpoligrafprom — Калининский полиграфический комбинат Главполиграфпрома

The Kalinin Poligrafkombinat was located at 5 Lenin Avenue (formerly Voroshilov Street) in Kalinin (now Tver), a city northwest of Moscow. Throughout its existence, the name of this printing plant changed depending on the various state-owned trusts that handled its management. During the mid-1950s into the 1970s, the plant was under the management of Glavpoligrafprom (Main Directorate of the Printing Industry). Poligrafkombinat is the portmanteau for the English word, printing plant.

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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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