Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev

Poster Number: PP 374
Category: Cold War
Poster Notes: Poster shows Nikita Khrushchev (1894-1971), the Soviet General Secretary and Premier of the U.S.S.R. from 1953 to 1964.
Media Size: 39x27
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1947
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved for printing] October 2, 1947; Publication 7745; Order No. 564; Volume 1 sheet of paper
Glavlit Directory Number: A10739
Catalog Notes: PP 374 Cold War 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: 3rd Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian) Typography Workshop of Poligrafkniga of Ogiz, Moscow — 3-я типография Красный Пролетарий Типография треста Полиграфкнига (ОГИЗа)

The 3rd Krasnii Proletarii Typography Workshop of the Poligrafkniga Trust was located at 16 Krasnoproletarskaia Street in Moscow. It was placed under the Poligrafkniga (Book and Magazine Printing) Trust around 1920.

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

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.

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