Stalin has raised us on loyalty to the people, he has inspired us to labor and to great deeds!

Poster Number: PP 983
Category: Stalin
Media Size: 34.5x25
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1949
Editorial Information: Editor Vorontsov, B.
Technical Information on Poster: Approved for printing December 2, 1949; Format 2 sheets of paper; Printing No. 8875; Edition No. 606
Glavlit Directory Number: A-16269
Catalog Notes: PP Stalin b
Artist: Golovanov, Leonid Fedorovich — Голованов, Леонид Федорович
Printer: 24th Lithography Workshop by the Council of Ministries of the USSR, Leningrad — 24-я Литографическая по Совета Министров СССР, Ленинград

In 1924, the 1st State Lithography Workshop in Leningrad was named for Mikhail Pavlovich Tomskii (1880-1936), head of the Soviet trade union and head of the State Publishing House. In the mid-1930s, 1st State Lithography became the 24th Lithography Workshop of Ogiz and was placed under the Council of Ministries of the USSR. Historically, the workshop was owned by Fedor Kibbel' prior to Soviet nationalization. It was located at Kronverkskaia and Mir Streets in St. Petersburg.

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.