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Our knowledge, our power, our life- to implement the ideas of Lenin and Stalin, to implement the ideas of a World Communist Revolution

Poster Number: PP 711
Media Size: 41x28
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1934
Editorial Information: Editor E. Povolotskaia; Technical Editor Iakovliev
Technical Information on Poster: Izogiz No. 6600; I. 32, No. 1365; Submitted for production January 17, 1934; Approved for printing February 3, 1934; Order No. 204; Standard Format 52 x 84; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Price 60 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: B-36847
Catalog Notes: PP 711 Communist Culture
Artist: Baskin, Lev Semenovich — Баскин, Лев Семенович
Lev Semenovich Baskin was a Soviet graphic artist and illustrator. From 1927 to 1930, he studied at VKhUTEIN (Higher Art and Technical Institute) under the tutelage of the poster artist Dimitri Moor and the noted painter Sergei Gerasimov. Baskin also studied at the Moscow Polygraphic Institute from 1930 to ‘31. During his career he designed a number of political posters such as: “Those who disrupted the industrial financial plan were branded with shame” (with F. D. Konstantinov, 1931), “Greet...
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Printer: Izvetsiia (News) All-Union Central Executive Committee Typography Offset Print Shop — Офсет в типографии Известия ЦИК СССР и ВЦИК
Izvestiia (News) All-Union Central Executive Committee Typography Offset Print Shop was located in Moscow and it printed the Izvestiia newspaper. Both Izvestiia and Pravda (Truth) were the leading newspapers in the Soviet Union despite the Soviet-era joke that quipped, "there is no news in Pravda and no truth in Izvestia". Among the longest-running of all Russian newspapers, Izvestiia was founded in Petrograd (St. Petersburg) in March 1917 and was an organ of the Petrograd ...
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Publisher: Ogiz-IzoGiz, Moscow-Leningrad — Огиз-Изогиз, Москва-Ленинград
Ogiz was the Association of the State Book and Magazine Publishers. Its main offices were located in Moscow and in Leningrad. The Sovnarkom of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic established Ogiz in 1930 to centralize publishing activities under a state monopoly in order to eliminate duplication of printed material, streamline and control publishing production and output, and to create a base for marketing books, training and technical manuals. In 1931, the Central Committee of the USSR ...
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