I will vote for the Communist and Independent Bloc of Candidates!

Poster Number: PP 829
Category: Events
Poster Notes: Poster is in Latvian language; Background announcement reads: "On February 10, 1946, Everyone to the Elections of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR!" Historically from June 1941 until May 1945, Latvia was occupied by the armed forces of Germany. By 1945, the USSR had expelled German troops across the Baltic States and a pro-Soviet government was re-established in Lativa. February elections were held for Latvia's representation in the USSR Government (the theme of this poster) and those elections were followed by February 1947 elections to the Latvian Supreme Soviet. On January 18, 1948, elections to the local Soviets took place in Lativa.
Media Size: Please inquire
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c. 1946
Editorial Information: Editor: A. Shtals; Technical Editor: V. Gravitis
Technical Information on Poster: Order No. 2081; Price 3 rubles.
Glavlit Directory Number: JT 02743
Catalog Notes: PP 829 Events b; Sister Poster PP 493
Artist: Vatolina, Nina Nikolaevicha — Ватолина, Нина Николаевна

Nina Vatolina began producing posters in late 1930s and she went to become one of the leading Soviet poster artists of all time. She was a graduate of the Ogiz Technical School for Arts and of the Moscow Art Institute (class of 1942). Vatolina additionally acquired illustration skills from the master poster designer Viktor Deni. In fact, Deni considered Vatolina one of his most talented students.

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Printer: VAPP Typography, Riga —

VAPP is the Department of State Book Publishers and Polygraphic Enterprises (Valsts apgādniecības un poligrāfijas uzņēmumu pārvaldes).

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Publisher: VAPP (Department of State Book Publishers and Polygraphic Enterprises), Riga — ВАПП, художественное издательство

VAPP was the Department of State Book Publishers and Polygraphic Enterprises (Valsts apgādniecību un poligrāfisko uzņēmumu pārvaldes in Latvian). Founded in Latvia around 1940 with support of the USSR, the publisher VAPP was located at 11 Moskovskaia Street (today Teatrealnaia) in Riga, capital of the Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic.

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