[Upper right corner] Literacy Day. April 24-26 May 7-9 1918 [From the man’s mouth] Comrades and citizens! Make your contribution in promoting literacy!

Poster Number: PP 472
Poster Notes: [On the book] Knowledge is a Great Power!
Media Size: 32х25
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1918
Sources & Citation: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B. S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 486, poster 3268
Catalog Notes: PP 472 Education & Literacy
Artist: Kal’manson, Mikhail Sergeevich — Кальмансон, Михаил Сергеевич

Mikhail Sergeevich Kal'manson was a Moscow-based artist who designed film posters as his main line of graphic work. He also was the owner of a lithographic workshop as noted in Soviet publications from 1919. He was married and had at least two children as indicated in a source about publishing in the Soviet period.

Printer: I.S. Fuki Typography-Lithography, Moscow —