Block the path of the enemy! Death to the German occupiers!

Poster Number: PP 943
Category: World War II
Poster Notes: Poster is in Uzbek and Russian languages.
Media Size: 35.5x23
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1947
Technical Information on Poster: Price 2 Rubles
Glavlit Directory Number: R 97425
Catalog Notes: PP 943 WWII b
Artist: Aleksandrov (Selezen'), Aleksandr Ivanovich — Александров (Селезень), Александр Иванович
From 1904 to 1914, Aleksandr Aleksandrov Selezen’ studied at the Kharkov Art School. He began to exhibit his works starting in 1917, in Sebastopol. During the Russian Civil War, he fought in the Red Army, and during this period, he produced posters, portraits and theater decorations. After the war, he worked at various Ukrainian publishing houses. He created paintings, such as Geroicheskii Donbass v 1919 [The Heroic Donbass in 1919] and Pushkin szhigaet svoi manuskripty [Pushkin Burns his Manuscripts] (1937), among ot...
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Publisher: Gosizdat (State Publishing House) — Госиздат (Государственное издательство)
Gosizdat was established in Moscow in May 1919 via the merger of the publishing houses of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee, the Moscow Soviet, the Petrograd (St. Petersburg) Soviet, the Moscow Communist, the People's Commissariat of the RSFSR, and others. It was the first large-scale, state-controlled publisher formed for the purpose of joining the nation's printing and publishing entities under a single institution. While Gosizdat existed somewhat independent of the government, by 1930 it served as the ...
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