Glory to Soviet women, the active builders of Communism!

Poster Number: PP 772
Category: Women
Poster Notes: Poster is in Latvian and Russian languages; [Russian at center of poster] “We are standing for peace and protecting the matter of peace.” -Joseph Stalin.
Media Size: 37.5x27
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1952
Editorial Information: Art Editor V. Kovalev; Technical Editor V. Silin
Technical Information on Poster: Publication Order No. 501-MK718; Paper format 61 x 86 cm; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Conditional volume 0.095 printing sheet; Price 1 ruble, 50 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: JT 00560
Catalog Notes: PP 772 Women
Artist: Aseev, Petr Prokhorovich — Асеев, Петр Прохорович
Petr Prokhorovich Aseev was a Soviet/Russian painter and a graphic artist who worked as a book illustrator. He was a member of the Union of Artists of the USSR. In the field of book illustration, Aseev worked for the publisher Detgiz, the premier Soviet publishing house for children's literature. Petr Aseev’s noted poster designs include: “Let the Banner of the Soviet, the Banner of the People Lead from Victory to Victory!” (1950), “Glory...
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Printer: LRTPP Typography, Riga —
Publisher: Latgosizdat (Latvian State Publishing House) — Латгосиздат (Латвийское государственное издательство)
Until World War II, Latvia had thriving publishing and printing industries. Between Soviet annexation in 1940 and the German occupation in 1941, Lativa's position as a European publishing hub drastically changed. Around 1940 Lativa's largest publisher, Liesma (Flame), was nationalized during Soviet annexation. The publisher became VAPP (Department of State Book Publishers and Polygraphic Enterprises) and was controlled as a state-run entity. From 1946-1964, VAPP was named Latgosizdat and in 1965, the publisher was re-named Liesma. It specialized in ...
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