Long live the union of workers and farmers, the base of soviet power!

Poster Number: PP 320
Category: Revolution
Poster Notes: Poster was produced for the 40th anniversary of the October Revolution.
Media Size: 38.5x26
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1957
Editorial Information: Editor M. Sergeeva; Technical Editor M. Gammer
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] February 19, 1957; Publication No. 1-389; Order No. 160; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh 01706
Catalog Notes: PP 320 Revolution
Artist: Kominarets (Komenarets), Igor Aleksandrovich — Коминарец (Коменарец), Игорь Александрович
Printer: Leningrad Offset Printing Plant — Ленинградское Офсетная типография

Located at 9 Kronverkskaia Street in Leningrad, the Leningrad Offset Printing Plant had its roots in Imperial Russia. It was a large printing house founded in 1881 by Theodore Kibbel (Fedor Fyodorovich Kibbel) located at Kronverkskaia and Mir Streets in St. Petersburg, (A.K.A. Petrograd). In 1917, the Council of People’s Commissars of Labor nationalized the printing house. In 1918, the Soviet government named the printing house the 1st State Lithography and thereafter, it underwent a variety of name changes. In 1924 it was re-named in honor of Mikhail Pavlovich Tomskii (1880-1936), head of the Soviet trade union and the head of the State Publishing House. In the mid-1930s, it became the 24th Lithography Workshop of OGIZ (Association of State Book and Magazine Publishers) and by the early 1950s, its name was changed to the 1st Leningrad Offset Printing Plant operating under the UPP of Lensovnarkoz. It remained under the UPP into the early 1960s when it was re-named the Leningrad Offset Printing Plant. Thereafter, it underwent management changes such as being under the printing trusts of Glavpoligrafprom, Glavpoligrafizdat and Soiuzpoligrafprom.

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Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow —

Izogiz was the fine arts section of Ogiz publishing. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".

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