Hail, un-met, new generation! Glory to the great Russian poet Pushkin!

Poster Number: PP 453
Poster Notes: This poster is oversized.

[On statue]
To Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin

[On banner]
Long live the flowering of culture of the peoples of the USSR

[On upper banner]
Long live the great party of Lenin-Stalin, which is the leader and organizer of the victorious creation of socialism!

[On bottom banner]
The country of socialism hails the great poet!

Media Size: 62x43
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1936
Editorial Information: Editor M. Ioffe; Technical Editor E. Strukov
Technical Information on Poster: Izogiz No. 8563; Submitted for production September 13, 1936 [and approved] for printing December 1, 1936; Standard format 77 x 109; Volume 2 sheets of paper; Order No. 975; Price 3 rubles; [Printed at] 3 Mir Street
Glavlit Directory Number: B-27169
Catalog Notes: PP 453 Communist Culture (oversized)
Artist: Klutsis, Gustav Gustavovich (Klucis, Gustavs) — Клуцис, Густав Густавович
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Printer: 24th Lithography Workshop of the Poligrafkniga Trust of Ogiz, Leningrad — 24-я типография ОГИЗа РСФСР треста Полиграфкнига, Ленинград
The 24th Lithography Workshop was located at Kronverkskaia and Mir Streets in St. Petersburg (Petrograd). Historically, the workshop had its roots in Imperial Russia and it was a large printing operation founded in 1881 by Theodore Kibbel (Fedor Fyodorovich Kibbel). Shortly after the printer was nationalized by the Soviets, it became the 1st State Lithography Workshop. In 1924, the workshop was named in honor of Mikhail Pavlovich Tomskii (1880-1936), head of the Soviet trade union and the ...
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Publisher: Ogiz-IzoGiz, Moscow-Leningrad — Огиз-Изогиз, Москва-Ленинград
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