A Soviet Woman With Full Rights Is Voting For a Socialistic Motherland and a Happy Life!

Poster Number: PP 457
Category: Women
Poster Notes: [On the building in background] "Kindergarten" / "School"
Media Size: 40x28
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1938
Editorial Information: Editor P Rabinkin; Text Editor M. Rovenskii
Technical Information on Poster: Izogiz 9322. Submitted for production and approved for printing April 21, 1938. Standard Format 73 x 103. Order No. 1987. Price 20 kopeks.
Glavlit Directory Number: B-43887
Catalog Notes: PP 457 Women
Artist: Karachentsov, Petr Iakovlevich — Караченцов, Петр Яковлевич

Petr Iakovlevich Karachensоv performed his artistic education at VKhUTEIN (Higher Art and Technical Institute) between 1927 and 1931. As a professional graphic designer and illustrator, his first political posters were created in the late 1920s.

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Printer: 1st Exemplary Ogiz RSFSR Typography Workshop of the Poligrafkniga Trust, Moscow — 1-я Образцовая типография Огиза РСФСР треста Полиграфкнига, Москва

1st Exemplary Ogiz RSFSR Typography Workshop of the Poligrafkniga Trust was located in Moscow at 28 Valovaia Street. Historically, the workshop began as the Sharapov-Sytin Partnerhip in the era prior to the Russian Revolution. Ivan Dmitrievich Sytin (1851-1934) was the son of a peasant. He opened a small print shop in Moscow using a single press and by the start of the 20th century his printing business (at Valovaia and Piatnitskaia streets) was the largest private printing company in tsarist Russia.

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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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