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.

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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.

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