Lenin, the helmsman of the Soviet state

Lenin, the helmsman of the Soviet state

Artist: Anonymous (Russian) (Russian)

Maker/Publisher: Down with Illiteracy (Russian, founded 1923)

Date: after 1924
Medium: poster
Dimensions:
Overall: 26 5/8 x 38 3/4 in. (67.6 x 98.5 cm)
Classification: PRINTS
Credit Line: Gift of Telford Taylor, Class of 1928
Object number: 64.29.9
DescriptionThe viewer is taken through the chronology of the first years of the Soviet government, illustrated by Lenin's various speeches and programs. The poster is further decorated by photomontages including Soviet symbols and slogans.
Edition: 50,000 circulation
Terms
  • war
  • famine
  • communism
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