Long live the brotherly union and great friendship of the peoples of the USSR!

Poster Number: PP 891
Poster Notes: The eleven flags read "Greetings to Great Stalin". From right to left, the flags are in the languages of: Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Azerbaijani, Georgian, Armenian, Kazakh, Tajik, Kyrgyz (Kirghiz), Turkmen and Uzbek. This poster reflects results of the 1936 'Stalin Constitution' whereby the Kazakh and Kirghiz ASSRs were elevated to republic status. At that time, the Transcaucasian Federation also was split into three republics-- Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia-- creating a total of eleven Soviet republics.
Media Size: Please inquire
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1938
Technical Information on Poster: Sent to printer July 4, 1938; Approved for printing July 7, 1938; Art [Publishing House] No. 588; Order No. 684; Format [ill...] x 104 cm; 1 large sheet; Price 70 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: B-47534
Catalog Notes: PP 891 Communist Culture
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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Printer: Printer not indicated —
Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow-Leningrad — Искусство, Москва-Ленинград

Iskusstvo was the Art Publishing House (A.K.A. Visual Arts Publishing) that was created in 1936 from Ogiz-Izogiz (State Art and Literature Publishing House). It disseminated books and journals dealing with graphic design and the fine arts, and it issued numerous posters. Since the Iskusstvo banner was part of the State Printing Works in Leningrad (St. Petersburg) and Moscow, its two main offices were located in those two cities.

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