Expose Sectarian Activities with the Pen of the Worker-Correspondent and the Light of Science! [Text at bottom] Here is the “head” of the sects … Don’t hurry toward this, — They will undress you in a tricky way for the sake of “saving your soul”. They look around in a gentle, downcast way, their voice is as soft as silk, but until now, the spiteful wolf has been covered in sheep’s clothing!

Poster Number: PP 599
Poster Notes: [On the book cover] Bible; [On the priest's band] Brotherhood In Christ.
Media Size: 27x20
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1929
Technical Information on Poster: Publication No. 37081; P. 30; Order No. 166
Glavlit Directory Number: A-5704
Catalog Notes: PP 599 Communist Culture
Artist: Topilov, A. — Топилов, А.
Printer: Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian), Moscow —

The Krasnii Proletarii Workshop (A.K.A. 3rd Krasnii Proletarii Typography Workshop) was located at 16 Krasnoproletarskaia Street in Moscow. Around 1920 the printing workshop was placed under the management of the Poligrafkniga (Book and Magazine Printing) Trust. Historically, this printer was first under the ownership of the Russian entrepreneur Ivan Kushnerev who founded the Ivan Kushnerev & Company Printing Shop in 1869 in Moscow. When Kushnerev died in 1896 his company was one of the largest printers in Imperial Russia. The Kushnerev shop was nationalized by the Soviets in 1919 and consigned to the Printing Section of the Moscow Economic Council. It was then re-named the 3rd State Typolithography Workshop and, for a brief period, it was the 20th State Typolithography Workshop. It became the 3rd Krasnii Proletarii Book Printing Plant when its location (on Pimenovskaia Street) was re-named Krasnoproletarskaia (Red Proletarian) Street. The workshop retained the Krasnii Proletarii moniker while its management (via a series of state trusts) varied over the next fifty years.

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Publisher: State Publishing House, Moscow-Leningrad — Государственное издательство, Москва-Ленинград

For backstory, please see the entries for State Publishing House, Moscow and State Publishing House.

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