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Non-Members! Capitalists of the whole world want to hang the worker class. Don’t sit on the sidelines. Enroll in the Russian Communist Party to defeat the enemies of the proletariat with united forces.

Poster Number: PP 473
Category: Civil War
Poster Notes: [Upper right corner of poster] R.S.F.S.R. Workers of all countries, unite.
Media Size: 23x17
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1921
Technical Information on Poster: Publication No. 566; Year 1921.
Sources & Citation: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B. S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 138, poster 7
Catalog Notes: PP 473 Civil War
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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Printer: 1st State Cartographic Institution, Petrograd — 1-е Государственное картографическое заведение, Петроград
The 1st State Cartographic Institution was located on the Priazhka Embankment in Petrograd (St. Petersburg). Prior to being nationalized by the Soviets in 1918; the printing house belonged to Aleksei Alekseevish Il'in (1858-1942) who was a cartographer, business leader, and a member of the St. Petersburg State Council of Elections. Founded in 1859, Il'in's company was the first private cartographic business in St. Petersburg to produce and publish military maps, railway maps, and atlases prior to the ...
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Publisher: State Publishing House, Peterburg [St. Petersburg, Russia] — Государственное издательство, петербург
The State Publishing House had its origins in Imperial Russia as the Royal Print Yard in St. Petersburg. The Soviets nationalized the print yard in 1917 and requisitioned its presses. Out of the requisitioning emerged the Publishing House of the Petrograd (St. Petersburg) Soviet formed in the winter of 1917 by the Literary and Publishing Department of People's Commissariat for Education.
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