[Left] State symbol of the Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics [Middle] Moscow, capital of the Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics [Right] State flag of the Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics [Banner at bottom] Glory to the Motherland of October!

Poster Number: PP 386
Poster Notes: This poster is oversized.
Media Size: 49x27
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1977
Editorial Information: Editor M. Gorniak; Technical Editor V. Artamonova
Technical Information on Poster: Submitted for printing September 9, 1977; Format 60 X 120; 1 printing sheet; 1.33 conditional printing sheets; Publication No. 9L-180; Offset Paper No. 1; Order No. 2312; Krasnii Proletarii is the Recipient of the Order of the October Revolution and the Order of the Red Banner of Labor; Price 10 kopeks.
Glavlit Directory Number: A-13656.
Catalog Notes: PP 386 Communist Culture (oversized)
Artist: Molokov, A. — Молоков, А.
Printer: Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian), Moscow —

The Krasnii Proletarii Workshop (A.K.A. 3rd Krasnii Proletarii Typography Workshop) was located at 16 Krasnoproletarskaia Street in Moscow. Around 1920 the printing workshop was placed under the management of the Poligrafkniga (Book and Magazine Printing) Trust. Historically, this printer was first under the ownership of the Russian entrepreneur Ivan Kushnerev who founded the Ivan Kushnerev & Company Printing Shop in 1869 in Moscow. When Kushnerev died in 1896 his company was one of the largest printers in Imperial Russia. The Kushnerev shop was nationalized by the Soviets in 1919 and consigned to the Printing Section of the Moscow Economic Council. It was then re-named the 3rd State Typolithography Workshop and, for a brief period, it was the 20th State Typolithography Workshop. It became the 3rd Krasnii Proletarii Book Printing Plant when its location (on Pimenovskaia Street) was re-named Krasnoproletarskaia (Red Proletarian) Street. The workshop retained the Krasnii Proletarii moniker while its management (via a series of state trusts) varied over the next fifty years.

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Publisher: Plakat (All-Union Poster), Moscow — Плакат

Plakat (All-Union Poster) was created in 1974 in Moscow through the work of the Union of Artists and the Central Committee of the Communist Party. The chief of its poster department was Dmitry Akimovich Isaev. Plakat publishers existed until 1991 whereupon it was renamed Panorama publishers.

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