March 8th. Women workers of all countries, come under the banners of Comintern to worldwide October.

Poster Number: PP 595
Category: Women
Poster Notes: This poster is on foamcore. This poster commemorates March 8th, the International Day of Women. In the USSR, traditional Mother's Day was banned and so March 8th became the day to honor female political and social achievements along with motherhood.
Media Size: 45.5x31
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1930
Technical Information on Poster: "From the originals of the artists Magidson, Starodub and Khokhlova". Price 50 kopeks.
Glavlit Directory Number: A-38834
Catalog Notes: PP 595 Women (foamcore)
Artist: Magidson, Adriana Solomonovna — Магидсон, Адриана Соломоновна

Adriana Solomonovna Magidson was a painter, a graphic artist, theatrical artist and a designer of Soviet propaganda posters. She was a member of the Union of Artists of the USSR and a member of the A.Kh.R.R. (Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia). According to one source, Magidson was born in 1906 in Moscow. In her youth, she studied at Vkutemas (Higher Art and Technical Studios) in that city. While a student, she participated in an internship at the Bolshoi Theater working in their decoration shop. In addition, Magidson worked at the Meyerhold Theater in Moscow.

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Artist: Starodub — Стародуб
Artist: Khokhlova — Хохлова
Printer: Sovkino (Soviet Cinema) Lithography —

Sovkino was established in late 1924 as the All-Russian Photographic and Industrial Joint-Stock Company. It was dissolved when state-supported film production shifted over (in May 1930) to Soiuzkino. Film poster production was handled by Reklamfil'm, the office responsible for designing, approving and distributing film posters.

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Publisher: A.Kh.R. (Association of Artists of the Revolution) —

The Association of Artists of the Revolution was an artist cooperative from 1928 to 1932. From 1922-1928 it was called the Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia.

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