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The Second Teacher's Day. June 7, 1953.

Poster Number: PP 931
Poster Notes: Map in the classroom reads “Soviet Union”.
Media Size: 36x26
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1953
Technical Information on Poster: Managing Print Director, Lajos Lengyel
Catalog Notes: PP 931 Comecon-Warsaw Pact
Language: Hungarian
Artist: Banhegyi, Tibor (Bánhegyi, Tibor) — Банхеди, Тибор
Tibor Bánhegyi was a Hungarian poster artist who began his career in the 1940s. Bánhegyi studied at the University of Applied Arts between 1945 and 1947 and his first professional designs were exhibited in 1948 at an art exhibition held in the Nemzeti Szalon (National Salon) in Budapest. Bánhegyi was commissioned by the Hungarian Workers' Party as well as by the Hungarian People's Army to create propaganda posters. His early works (from 1949 to 1955) are largely bas...
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Printer: Szikra (Spark) Press and Publishing House, Budapest —
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Publisher: Népszava (People’s Voice) Publishing — Издательство Народное слово
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