The Party is the Leader of October!

Poster Number: PP 735
Category: Lenin
Poster Notes: [Seen on the flag] To power of the soviets!
Media Size: 42x31
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1967
Editorial Information: Editor G. Shchetkin
Technical Information on Poster: February 20, 1967; Publication No. 1-162; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 850; Price 10 kopeks; 8-2-2/67
Glavlit Directory Number: 1027779
Catalog Notes: PP 735 Lenin
Artist: Golovanov, Leonid Fedorovich — Голованов, Леонид Федорович
Printer: Kalinin City Poligrafkombinat of Glavpoligrafprom — Калининский полиграфический комбинат Главполиграфпрома

The Kalinin Poligrafkombinat was located at 5 Lenin Avenue (formerly Voroshilov Street) in Kalinin (now Tver), a city northwest of Moscow. Throughout its existence, the name of this printing plant changed depending on the various state-owned trusts that handled its management. During the mid-1950s into the 1970s, the plant was under the management of Glavpoligrafprom (Main Directorate of the Printing Industry). Poligrafkombinat is the portmanteau for the English word, printing plant.

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Publisher: Sovetskii Khudozhnik (Soviet Artist), Moscow — Советский художник, Москва

Sovetskii Khudozhnik (Soviet Artist) was a publishing house that chiefly served the Artists’ Union of the USSR. The house was founded in Moscow in 1963 during a period of reorganization within the state publishing sector. Sovetskii Khudozhnik turned out albums, art reproductions, postcards and art books, catalogs, brochures and, posters. It also produced illustrated monographs on contemporary artists and collections. In the early 1990s, it was renamed Galart Publishing House.

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