Glory To Stalin, The Great Architect Of Communism!

Poster Number: PP 270
Category: Stalin
Poster Notes: The dam seen in the background faintly resembles the Nizhny Novgorod Hydroelectric Station built on the Volga River from 1948 to 1959.
Media Size: 32.5x26
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1951
Editorial Information: Editor M. Ioffe.
Technical Information on Poster: December 29, 1950. Publication No. 9305. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Order No. 16-D. Price 1 ruble.
Glavlit Directory Number: A09995.
Catalog Notes: PP 270 Stalin b
Artist: Belopol'skii, Boris Naumovich — Белопольский, Борис Наумович
Printer: Printing plant named for Dunaev — Типография имени Дунаева

Evlampii Aleksandrovich Dunaev (1877-1919) was assistant chairman of the Soviet of Nizhny Novgorod city as well as a member of its presidium. He also was a Bolshevik member of the city's municipal duma. In the period immediately following the Russian Revolution, Dunaev worked in the provisioning committee and in the Nizhny Novgorod Council of the Economy. During the Russian Civil War, he reportedly died from typhus.

Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow — Искусство, Москва

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.