Kulak Son of Kulak. Kulak Son Of Kulak has a big, fat belly, his pig’s face is huge and, as it is supposed to be, with a beard like a shovel. His house has expensive furnishings inside and during the revolution he was collecting various reparations from barons’ houses. He stole a mirror from there that his pig’s face could not break. [Partial translation]

Poster Number: PP 406
Poster Notes: Poster text is from an anonymous author who signs their name, 'Bandurist'
Media Size: 29.5x26.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1920
Sources & Citation: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B. S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 456, poster 3007; Russian Revolutionary Posters by V. Polonskii (1925), page 124, poster 14
Catalog Notes: PP 406 Communist Culture
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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Publisher: All-Ukrainian State Publishing House — Всеукраинское издательство (Всеукриздат)

All-Ukrainian State Publishing House (Vseukrizdat) was founded in 1919 as the State Publishing House of Ukraine and its formation was based upon a directive by the All-Ukrainian Central Executive Committee in 1920. The publishing house had branches in Kharkov, Kiev, Volyn', Poltava and other locations in Ukraine. In 1920, the publisher was renamed the All-Ukrainian State Publishing House and in 1922, it was renamed DVU (Derzhavne vydavnytstvo Ukrainy). DVU became the largest publisher in Soviet Ukraine and the second-largest publisher in the USSR. Its publication distribution was operated by Ukrknigotsentr" (Ukrainian Book Distributing Center) that collected books for the trade unions, factory reading rooms, collective farms, and district libraries.

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