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Youth, everywhere we have a road!

Poster Number: PP 118
Category: Youth
Poster Notes: (Inside box at left) "The number of students in elementary, 7-year and middle schools, colleges and other high schools of the Soviet Union reached 37,000,000 in 1950. There were 1,247,000 students in 1950 enrolled in institutions of higher education."; The poster's slogan is a portion of lyrics from the Soviet-era tune “Song of the Motherland” (a.k.a. "Wide is my Motherland"). Written by Isaac Dunaevskii, the song debuted in the film "Circus", a 1936 Soviet production.
Media Size: 36x27
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1951
Editorial Information: Editor V. Bespalova.
Technical Information on Poster: June 27, 1951. Publication No. 9616. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Order No. 311-D. Price 1 ruble.
Glavlit Directory Number: A05921.
Catalog Notes: PP 118 Youth
Artist: Koliabin, Vladimir Georgievich — Колябин, Владимир Георгиевич
Vladimir Georgievich Koliabin was a Soviet painter and graphic artist. Born in the small village of Kibirevo located in rural Vladimir Region; his family moved to the industrial city of Orekhovo-Zuevo (Moscow Region) when he was a child. Koliabin began his higher education at the Moscow Art School in memory of 1905 where he was enrolled from 1937 to 1940. In the autumn of 1940, while still in school, he was called up for military service in the Red ...
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Printer: Printing plant named for Dunaev, [Moscow] — Типография имени Дунаева, [Москва]
The Dunaev printing plant was located at 9 Bolshaia Polianka in Moscow. Headquartered inside the former Menert Brothers printing plant, during the 1920s, the firm was named in honor of the Bolshevik leader Evlampii Dunaev (1877-1919) who served as assistant chairman of the Soviet of Nizhny Novgorod. Dunaev was also a member of the provisioning committee and he served on the Nizhny Novgorod Council of Local Economy. During the Civil War, he reportedly died from typhus. ...
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Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow — Искусство, Москва
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.
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