Long live the great party of Lenin-Stalin which is the leader and organizer of the victorious building of socialism!

Poster Number: PP 396
Category: Stalin
Poster Notes: This poster is oversized. Poster is in Kazakh language.
Media Size: 57x38
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1937
Editorial Information: Editor E. Povolotskaia; Technichal Editor M. Rovenskii; Editor of Translation into Kazakh language, Espatirov
Technical Information on Poster: Izogiz 8938; Order No. 783; Submitted for production October 11, 1937 [and] Approved for printing October 26, 1937; Standard format 72 x 104; Volume 2 sheets of paper; Price 1 ruble 40 kopeks; [Printed at] 3 Mir Street
Glavlit Directory Number: B-31754
Catalog Notes: PP 396 Stalin (oversized)
Artist: Stenberg, Vladimir Avgustovich — Стенберг, Владимир Августович

The Stenberg brothers, Vladimir and Georgii, collaborated on numerous projects from theatre design to commercial advertising to film posters from 1923 until Georgii's death in 1933 when his motorcycle was hit by a truck.  Stenberg designs were characterized for their marketing appeal and experimental designs.  Stenberg posters, as well as their other design work, often incorporated photography, bold color schemes and groundbreaking typography.

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Printer: 24th Lithography Workshop of the Poligrafkniga Trust of Ogiz, Leningrad —

Historically, the 24th Lithography Workshop was owned by Fedor Kibbel' prior to Soviet nationalization. It was located at Kronverkskaia and Mir Streets in St. Petersburg (Petrograd). Shortly after the workshop was nationalized, it became the 1st State Lithography Workshop named in honor of Mikhail Pavlovich Tomskii (1880-1936), the head of the Soviet trade union and director of the State Publishing House. By the 1930s, this workshop became the 24th Lithography Workshop of Ogiz (Association of State Book and Magazine Publishers) and it was managed by the Poligrafkniga (Book and Magazine Printing) Trust.

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Publisher: Ogiz-IzoGiz, Moscow-Leningrad — Огиз-Изогиз, Москва-Ленинград

Ogiz (Ob"edinenie gosudarstvennykh knizhno-zhurnal'nykh izdatel'stv) is the Association of the State Book and Magazine Publishers. It was established in 1930 by the RSFSR Sovnarkom to centralize all publishing activities in the Soviet Union. Aside from centralization, Ogiz helped eliminate duplication of printed products. Posters, art magazines and artistic books were placed under the Izogiz (Izobrazitel'noe iskusstvo) fine arts section of Ogiz. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".

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