The Motherland Calls to the East!

Poster Number: PP 833
Category: Industry
Poster Notes: The trains are labeled “Moscow-Irkutsk”; “Minsk–Khabarovsk”; “Tblisi-Angarsk”; “Kiev–[illegible]”; “Leningrad–[illegible]” from cities in the west going to cities in the east as part of the periodic campaigns encouraging young people to find work in sparsely populated regions.
Media Size: Please inquire
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1956
Editorial Information: Editor M. Dmitrieva
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] September 15, 1956. Publication No. 1-130, size 1 large sheet, Order No. 212, Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: SH011281
Catalog Notes: PP 833 Industry
Artist: Kapitan, A. — Капитан, А.
Printer: Kalinin City Poligrafkombinat of Glavpoligrafprom —

The Kalinin Poligrafkombinat of Glavpoligrafprom was located at 5 Lenin Ave. (formerly Voroshilov Street) in Kalinin (now, Tver) a city northwest of Moscow. Poligrafkombinat is the portmanteau word for "printing plant". The plant was under the management of Glavpoligrafprom (Main Directorate of the Printing Industry) during the mid-1950s into the 1970s.

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Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow —

Izogiz was the fine arts section of Ogiz publishing. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".

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