The USSR is a stronghold of peace

Poster Number: PP 507
Category: Cold War
Poster Notes:

[On the black flag]
World Domination
[On the band of the barrel]
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Pact
[On the staves of the barrel]
Canada England France West Germany Belgium

Media Size: 37x27
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1951
Editorial Information: Editor M. Ioffe
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] February 28, 1951; Publication No. 9451; Volume 1 sheet of paper;Order No. 146; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: A 02825
Catalog Notes: PP 507 Cold War
Artist: Ganf (Iang), Iosif Abramovich — Ганф (Янг), Иосиф Абрамович
Printer: 3rd Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian) Typography Workshop of Glavpoligrafizdat, Moscow — 3-я Типография Красный Пролетарий Главполиграфиздата

The 3rd Krasnii Proletarii Typography Workshop of Glavpoligrafizdat was located at 16 Krasnoproletarskaia Street in Moscow. Glavpoligrafizdat (Main Administration for Matters of Polygraphic Industry Publishing and Book Selling) was a state-owned trust created in 1949 to oversee printing, publishing and book selling in the USSR. As a result of its formation, Ogiz (Association of State Book and Magazine Publishers), the entity previously administering state publishing, was dissolved and the 3rd Krasnii Proletarii Typography became a contract printer for Glavpoligrafizdat.

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Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow — Искусство, Москва

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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