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Where Wrangel’ misplaces the bread

Poster Number: PP 998
Category: Civil War
Poster Notes:

[Large sack, top-center] Bread

[On trains] Bread to the Entente, ammunition, machine guns, clothing artillery
[On ships] Bread to the Entente – Ammunition to Wrangel’ / Cannon to Wrangel’ / Machine Guns to Wrangel’
[Top left margin] Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic.
[Top right margin] Workers of the world, unite!
Man with the sword is Baron Peter Nikolaevich Wrangel' (1878-1928), one of the most dedicated leaders of the White Russian movement after World War I. He fought against the Bolshevik forces.

Media Size: 27.5x18
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1920
Technical Information on Poster: RVTs (Passed by Military Censor) No. 130, Moscow
Catalog Notes: PP 998 Civil War c
Artist: Moor (Orlov), Dmitrii Stakhievich — Моор (Орлов), Дмитрий Стахиевич
Dmitrii Stakhievich Moor (birth surname Orlov) was born into the family of a mining engineer and did not receive formal artistic education. After moving to Moscow in 1898, and between 1902 and 1906, he actively participated in the city’s revolutionary movement, specifically taking part in the failed 1905 Revolution. While working at the Anatolii Mamontov printing shop, he submitted his drawings to periodicals. In 1908, he began to publish his cartoons in satirical journals, namely in Budil'nik [Alarm Clock]. Wh...
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Printer: 5th State Typolithography Workshop, Moscow (formerly Russian Partnership) — 5-я государственный типо-литография, (бывш. Русское товарищество)
Before nationalization, the 5th State Typolithography Workshop in Moscow was Russian Partnership Printing House on Krivoarbatskii (curved) lane. The 5th Lithography was placed under the Mosoblpoligraf printing trust. It is not to be confused with the 5th Typography Workshop that was also in Moscow during the same period. Krivoarbatskii Lane became Melnikov Lane (for architect Konstantin Melnikov who lived at number 10) and in 1936, it became Zhukov Street in honor of engineer Nikolai Zhkovskii who lived ...
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Publisher: Litizdat (Literary and Publishing Department of the Political Directorate of the Revolutionary Military Council of the Republic) — Литиздат
Litizdat (Literaturno-izdatel'skii otdel politicheskogo upravleniia RVSR) was established in June 1919 by order of the Department of the Political Directorate (PUR) of the Revolutionary Military Council of the Republic (RVSR). A formal decree approved its existence in October that year. Due to the hierarchy of Litizdat's formation, its title is often abbreviated as Litizdat PUR RVSR on publications it issued. As the main publishing arm for the Red Army and the Red Navy, Litizdat distributed a ...
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