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"We were a patriarchal country, Medieval and Illiterate..." --Lazar Kaganovich [Partial translation]

Poster Number: PP 860
Poster Notes: The poster is aimed exclusively at a population in the southwestern section of East Siberia living in the Khakass Autonomous Region. Quote on poster is from Lazar Kaganovich (1893-1991), the Chairman of the Party Control Commission.
Media Size: Please inquire
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1934
Editorial Information: Editor Nemipovskii; Technical Editor Spiriushkov
Technical Information on Poster: IzoGiz No. 6707; I. 31. Order No. __; Submitted to production March 23, 1934; Approved for printing May 20, 1934; Size 62x88; 1 sheet; Price 60 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: B-36424
Catalog Notes: PP 860 Education & Literacy
Artist: Bri-Bein, Maria Feliksova — Бри-Бейн, Мария Феликсовна
Between 1910 and 1915, Maria Feliksovna Bri-Bein received artistic training at the Odessa College of Art under the tutelage of K.K. Konstandi. In 1924, she continued training in Moscow under the supervision of Ilya Mashkov. From 1917 to 1919, she was a member of TIURKH (Association of Southern Russian Artists) and she was also a member of AKhRR (Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia) from 1926 to 1932.  Bri-Bein began to exhibit her works publicly in 1917.   Starting in 1930, she...
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Printer: Typolithography Workshop named for V.V. Vorovskii, Moscow — Типо-литография им. Воровского, Москва
The Typolithography Workshop named for V.V. Vorovskii was named in honor of Vatslav Vatslavovich Vorovskii (1871-1923) who was the head of Gosizdat (State Publishing House) from 1919 until 1921. After leaving Gosizdat, Vorovskii served as a diplomat for the Soviet Union. In 1923, he was assassinated in Lausanne, Switzerland. The printer was located in Moscow at 18 Dzerzhinskii Street, a thoroughfare that now has the name Bolshaia Lubianka.
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Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art) — Изогиз (Государственное издательство изобразительного искусства)
The history of IzoGiz begins with the formation of Ogiz, the Association of the State Book and Magazine Publishers. In 1930, the Sovnarkom of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic established Ogiz to centralize publishing under a monopoly in order to eliminate duplication of printed material, to streamline and control publishing production and its output, and to create a base for marketing books, training and technical manuals. In 1931, the Central Committee of the USSR ordered certain ...
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