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2nd State Artistic Lithography, Kharkov

2-я государственная Художественная литография, Харьков

Little information is available on history of the 2nd State Artistic Lithography in Kharkov. During the period the printer was in operation, Kharkov was the capital city (until 1934) of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic In 1923, the name of Rybnaia Street (where the printer was based) was changed to "Cooperative Street". From 1936 to 1953 it bore the name "Lavrentiy Beria" in honor of the director of the Soviet internal police. During World War II, the street reverted to Rybnaia. During the post-war, its name reverted to Cooperative Street.

Sources & Citations

Andrei, P., & Paramonov, A. (2019). Ulitsy starogo khar'kova. Kharʹkov: Folio. (history of Rybnaia Street) (history of Rybnaia/Cooperative Street)