For the 7th anniversary of the October victory. The Red Army and Red Navy are the reliable protection of the USSR.

Poster Number: PP 338
Category: Military
Media Size: 45.5x31
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1924
Technical Information on Poster: Publication No. 10393
Glavlit Directory Number: 15894. Gublit, provincial section of Glavlit
Catalog Notes: PP 338 Military b
Artist: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник

The artist's name on the poster is not indicated. By assigning Artist Unknown to a poster it also could mean the artist used a chop mark whereby no signature is seen thus rendering the artist's identity anonymous.

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Printer: Typography Workshop named for Ivan Fedorov, Leningrad —

This printing house was at 11 Zvenigorodskaia Street and was named after Ivan Fedorov (c.1525-1583), historically referred to as the "first" Russian printer. Prior to nationalization, the Fedorov Workshop belonged to the St. Petersburg firm of Roman Golike and Artur Vilborg. It became the 15th State Typography Workshop when the Soviet government took over production just after the Russian Revolution and it subsequently became the 3rd Typography Workshop in later years.

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Publisher: State Publishing House, Leningrad — государственное издательство, Ленинград

The State Publishing House had its origins in Imperial Russia as the Royal Print Yard in St. Petersburg. After the Soviets nationalized the print yard in 1917, that action formed the Publishing House of the Petrograd Soviet directed by the Literary and Publishing Department of People's Commissariat for Education. In 1919, the publishing house became Petrogosizdat and in 1924, it was renamed Lengosizdat (A.K.A. Lengiz) when St. Petersburg changed to Leningrad in honor of Vladimir Lenin.

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