About Revitalized Icons and about how a Building Manager Revitalizes Ever-Active Priests [On the top left] Three peasant spiders are gathered to warm themselves and to treat their bones to steam around a huge samovar. You will recognize all of them when you look. All of them are your friends, "Simpleton priest, shop keeper and the regional spider, the kulak." [Partial translation]

Poster Number: PP 597
Poster Notes: This poster was produced by "Atheist", a firm created in 1922 in Moscow by P.A. Krasikov and I.A. Shpitsberg to publish works criticizing religion. By 1931 "Atheist" was taken over by Bezbozhnik or "Godless", an anti-religious newspaper of the League of Militant Atheists.
Media Size: 29x23
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1925
Glavlit Directory Number: 29906
Catalog Notes: PP 597 Communist Culture b
Artist: Illegible Name — Неразборчивое Имя
Printer: Typolithography Workshop of Geokartprom V.T.U. (Millitary Topographic Directorate) —

In 1918, the Soviets nationalized the Moscow-based printing workshop at 9 Bol'shaia Polianka Street (later named Soviet Street) belonging to brothers Wilhelm Theodor Mehnert and Herman Julius Mehnert. The building housing the workshop was founded by Julius Kirsten in the 1890s.

Publisher: Atheist Publishing House, Moscow —

The Atheist Publishing House existed from 1922 until 1930. Around 1931 it was taken over by Bezbozhnik, an anti-religious newspaper of the League of Militant Atheists.