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I Will Become A Metal Worker! [Lower text] Young men and women! Let’s help create powerful worker reserves for the Soviet State. Enroll in vocational colleges, railway colleges and the FZO (factory apprenticeship school).

Poster Number: PP 478
Category: Industry
Poster Notes: The boy is wearing a mining cadet's school uniform.
Media Size: 36.5x27
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1945
Editorial Information: Editor K. Yerinova
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] August 4, 1945; Publication No. 6732; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: A 18607
Catalog Notes: PP 478 Industry b
Artist: Vatolina, Nina Nikolaevicha — Ватолина, Нина Николаевна
Nina Vatolina began producing posters in late 1930s and she went to become one of the leading Soviet poster artists of all time. She was a graduate of the Ogiz Technical School for Arts and of the Moscow Art Institute (class of 1942). Vatolina additionally acquired illustration skills from the master poster designer Viktor Deni. In fact, Deni considered Vatolina one of his most talented students. Vatolina married Viktor Deni’s son, Nikolai Denisov. They attended th...
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Printer: VAPP (State Supply and Printing Enterprises Administration) Typography, Riga — ВАПП типолитография, Рига
VAPP (State Supply and Printing Enterprises Administration) Typography, Valsts apgādniecību un poligrāfisko uzņēmumu pārvaldes in Latvian was a printing trust created in 1941 with support from the Soviet Union and via Decree of the Latvian SSR People's Council of Commissars. VAPP controlled the stationary (paper) distribution, book selling repositories and nearly all printing and publishing operations within the Latvian SSR. Its headquarters were located at 11 Moskovskaia Street (today Teatrealnaia Street) in Rig...
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Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow-Leningrad — Искусство, Москва-Ленинград
Iskusstvo was the Art Publishing House (A.K.A. Visual Arts Publishing) that was created in 1936 from Ogiz-Izogiz (State Art and Literature Publishing House). It disseminated books and journals dealing with graphic design and the fine arts, and it issued numerous posters. Since the Iskusstvo banner was part of the State Printing Works in Leningrad (St. Petersburg) and Moscow, its two main offices were located in those two cities.
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