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Youth of the City of Lenin! Let’s help the Red Army to crush and annihilate the enemy by our self-denying work in plants and factories!

Poster Number: PP 271
Category: World War II
Media Size: 36x25
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1943
Editorial Information: Editor P. Y. Kornilov
Technical Information on Poster: No. 2448; Order 540; Price 2 rubles, 50 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: M-0896
Catalog Notes: PP 271 World War II
Artist: Nikolaev, Vasilii Aleksandrovich — Николаев, Василий Александрович
Printer: LT UN-9, Leningrad — ЛТ УН-9 (Типография No. 9 Управления издательств и полиграфии Исполкома Ленгорсовета)
LT UN-9 was the abbreviation for the Printing House No. 9 of the Publishing and Printing Department of the Executive Committee of the Leningrad City Council. Research suggests the LT naming convention began during World War II and it was accorded to at least ten printers in Leningrad. For example, Printing House No. 1 (LT UN-1) was located at 57 Fontanka Embankment.
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Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Leningrad — Искусство, ленинград
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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