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To Arms!

Poster Number: PP 1019
Category: Revolution
Media Size: 31x27
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1919
Sources & Citation: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B. S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 548.
Catalog Notes: PP 1019 Revolution b
USSR Region: Belarusian SSR
Artist: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник
The artist's name on the poster is not indicated. By assigning Artist Unknown to a poster it also could mean the artist used a chop mark whereby no signature is seen thus rendering the artist's identity anonymous.
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Printer: Printer not indicated —
Publisher: Gomel Provincial Department for Distribution of Printed Works — Гомельский губотдел распространения произведений печати
Established by the People's Commissariat for Education (Narkompros), the Gomel Provincial Department for Distribution of Printed Works was developed in 1919. Its establishment took place after the Red Army’s second occupation of the city of Gomel in the Russian Empire (now in southeastern Belarus). The Red Army first occupied Gomel at the end of 1917 but due to ongoing combat during World War I, the city fell under German control. Red forces ultimately took Gomel in Ja...
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