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Long live the brotherly union and unbreakable friendship of the peoples of the USSR!

Poster Number: PP 504
Poster Notes: Map shows capital cities of each Soviet Republic: Petrozavodsk [Karelo-Finnish Republic]; Tallinn [Estonia]; Riga [Latvia]; Vilnius [Lithuania]; Minsk [Belarus]; Kiev [Ukraine]; Kishinev [Moldavia]; Moscow [Russia]; Tbilisi [Georgia]; Yerevan [Armenia]; Ashkhabad [Turkmenistan]; Alma Ata [Kazakhstan]; Frunze [Kirgizstan/Kyrgyzstan]; Tashkent [Uzbekistan] and Stalinobad [Tajikistan].
Media Size: 36x24
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: c.1950
Editorial Information: Editor K. Yerinova
Technical Information on Poster: 13 x 45 (2nd Printing); Order No. 2440; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: A 24211
Catalog Notes: PP 504 Communist Culture
Artist: Nesterova-Berzina, Maria Aleksandrovna — Нестерова-Берзина, Мария Александровна
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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