The Ship of Counterrevolution Dashes Itself against the Soviet Citadel

Poster Number: PP 974
Category: Civil War
Poster Notes: [Top of poster] Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic. Workers of the world, unite!; [On the castle] RSFSR; [In water] Counter Revolutionary
Media Size: 42x28
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c. 1918
Catalog Notes: PP 974 Civil War c
Artist: Apsit, Aleksandr Petrovich (Apsītis, Aleksandrs) — Апситис, Александр Петрович
Alexandr Petrovich Apsit grew up amidst dire poverty and yet he received free instruction under the tutelage of the Saint-Petersburg painter, Lev Dmitriev-Kavkazskii.  By 1902, Apsit was noticed by the popular journals, including Rodina [Motherland], Zvezda [Star], and Niva, for which he produced sketches. He also illustrated the publications of writings by A.M. Gorkii, N.S. Leskov, and A.P. Chekhov, as well as those by D. Bedny, I.S. Nikritin, and M.E. S...
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Publisher: VTsIK (All-Russian Central Executive Committee), Moscow — ВЦИК (Всероссийский Центральный Исполнительный Комитет), Москва
VTsIK (Vserossiyskii Centralny Ispolnitelny Komitet ) was the All-Russian Central Executive Committee of Soviets of Workers', Peasants', Red Army and Cossack Deputies. It was the highest legislative and administrative body of government in the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (RSFSR) from 1917 until 1936. Its Executive Committee was elected at the first All-Russian Congress of Soviets in Petrograd (St. Petersburg) in June 1917. When the Soviet Union was formed in 1922, VTsIK became the second-highest governing body in the federal-republic ...
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