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Tighten all forces and chop-off the counter-revolution of the remaining head. [Alexandr] Kolchak, [Nikolai] Iudenich, [Anton] Denikin, [Simon] Petliura [are all] destroyed.

Poster Number: PP 1005
Category: Civil War
Poster Notes: The "remaining head" is that of Peter Vrangel’ (baron and White Army general) represented as part of the trampled beast under the Red Army cavalryman; the hooves of the beast are marked with the names Kolchak, Iudenich, Denikin and, Petliura; [Top margin] Workers of the world, unite!
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c. 1920
Technical Information on Poster: 2545/2
Sources & Citation: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B.S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 210, poster 668.
Catalog Notes: PP 1005 Civil War c
USSR Region: Ukrainian SSR
Language: Ukrainian
Artist: Silkin, Boris Vasil’evich — Силкин, Борис Васильевич
Limited biographical information is available on Boris Vasil’evich Silkin. Most likely, he designed propaganda posters for the Bolsheviks for a limited period from 1919 to 1920. During that period, he joined the Kiev-based trade union Tvorchestvo (in existence in 1918), and into the 1920s Silkin exhibited his work in Kiev. The 1983 edition of Sovetskaia grafika indicates that Silkin was a founding member of the Society of Artists in Kiev (1918), and in 1920, he was listed as an artist wi...
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Printer: 2nd Soviet Typography [Photo-Lithography] Workshop, Kiev — 2-я Советская фото-лито-типография, Киев
The 2nd Soviet Typography Workshop was located at 4 Pushkin Street in Kiev, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic. Over a period of management changes through the years, the printer was also known as the Photo-Lithography Workshop as well as the Soviet Printing Office.
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Publisher: All-Ukrainian State Publishing House — Всеукраинское издательство (Всеукриздат)
All-Ukrainian State Publishing House (Vseukrizdat) was founded in 1919 as the State Publishing House of Ukraine and its formation was based upon a directive by the All-Ukrainian Central Executive Committee. The publishing house had branches in the cities of Kharkov, Kiev, Volyn', Poltava and other locations in Ukraine. In 1920, the publisher was renamed All-Ukrainian State Publishing and in 1922, the publisher was renamed DVU (Derzhavne vydavnytstvo Ukrainy). DVU became the largest publisher in Soviet Ukraine and the ...
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