We will show the world a new way – the world Tsar will be labor.

Poster Number: PP 766
Poster Notes:

Poster is in Ukrainian language.
[On top of poster]
Ukrainian Socialist Soviet Republic.
Workers of all countries, unite!

[At the center]
Left Bank Department of the Ukrainian Publishing House

[Newspapers depicted on poster]
“Kommunist” (Communist)
“Krasnaia Armiia” (Red Army)
“Glos Comunisty” (Communist Voice)
“Bil’shovik” (Bolshevik)
“Izvestiia” (News)
“ROSTA” (Russian Telegraph Agency)
“Ukrainskaia Bednota” (Ukrainian Poor)
“Selianin” (Country Dweller)
“Selians’ka Pravda” (Country Truth)

Media Size: 43.5x32
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1920
Technical Information on Poster: Kiev Civil Service of USPS (All-Ukrainian Council of Trade Unions), Right Bank Division of the 6th All-Ukrainian Central Publishing House (Vseizdat)
Sources & Citation: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B.S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 528, poster 3674
Catalog Notes: PP 766 Communist Culture b
Artist: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник

The artist's name on the poster is not indicated. By assigning Artist Unknown to a poster it also could mean the artist used a chop mark whereby no signature is seen thus rendering the artist's identity anonymous.

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Publisher: State Publishing House, Kiev — Государственное издательство, Киев

The State Publishing House had its origins in Imperial Russia as the Royal Print Yard in St. Petersburg. As the Red Army controlled more provinces and cities in former Imperial Russia, the State Publishing House developed offices outside St. Petersburg. Kiev was a major city of Imperial Russia as well as of the USSR. Once Soviet control was established in Ukraine, publishing was concentrated in the State Publishing House that existed from 1919-1930. Today, Kiev is the capital of the Ukrainian Republic.

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