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Mashistov Typolithography Partnership, Moscow

Типолитография Товарищества И.М.Машистова

The Mashistov Typolithography Partnership was located in Moscow at 23 Bol'shaia Sadovaia Street. Its history begins with Ivan Mikhailovich Mashistov (1851-1914) the founder and managing director of Mashistov Typolithography. His firm printed magazines, historical books, and during the First World War, it printed and published patriotic posters. Under the Soviets, Mashistov Lithography was nationalized and it became the 15th Lithographic Workshop. The workshop was subsequently managed by the Moscow printing trust of Mospoligraf. In addition, it served as a contract printer for MGSNKh (Moscow City Council of National Economy).

Sources & Citations

Norris, S. M. (2006). A war of images: russian popular prints wartime culture and national identity 1812-1945. Dekalb: Northern Illinois University. (p. 271, Mashistov’s printing of a 1914 war poster cited)
Artamonov, M.D. (1995). Moskovskii Nekropol’. Moskva: Stolitsa (p. 120, birth and death years of Ivan Mikhailovich Mashistov)
Kuznetsov, N.D. et al. (1905). Tserkov' dukhovenstvo i obshchestvo (sovremennaya potrebnost' zhivago uchastiya naroda v dlakh" tserkovnykh" v" svyazi s voprosom o raz"yedinenii dukhovenstvai miryan"). Moskva: S. O. Sharapov. (frontspiece cites printer, I.M. Mashistova on Bol'shaia Sadovaia, Moscow)