The Brotherhood of Nations

Poster Number: PP 598
Category: Workers
Poster Notes: [On the flag] Workers of all countries, unite!
Media Size: 24x18.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1927
Technical Information on Poster: Publication No. 23458/L.
Glavlit Directory Number: 47598. Gublit, provincial section of Glavlit
Catalog Notes: PP 598 Workers
Artist: Smukrovich, P. — Смурович, П.
Printer: Pechatnyi Dvor (Printing Court) Typography —
Publisher: State Publishing House, Leningrad — государственное издательство, Ленинград

The State Publishing House had its origins in Imperial Russia as the Royal Print Yard in St. Petersburg. After the Soviets nationalized the print yard in 1917, that action formed the Publishing House of the Petrograd Soviet directed by the Literary and Publishing Department of People's Commissariat for Education. In 1919, the publishing house became Petrogosizdat and in 1924, it was renamed Lengosizdat (A.K.A. Lengiz) when St. Petersburg changed to Leningrad in honor of Vladimir Lenin.

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