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Save the Forest!

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Moscow (made)
    USSR (made)

  • Date:

    1976 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sevov, A. (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of the American Friends of the V&A; Gift to the American Friends by Leslie, Judith and Gabri Schreyer and Alice Schreyer Batko

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3G, shelf DR13

This Soviet poster was issued as part of a series to remind citizens of their duty to the environment. The emblem in the upper right corner reads "Protection of Nature - People's Duty!" The image aims in particular to encourage vigilance in preventing fires caused by human carelessness.

Physical description

Image of a cigarette burning a large leaf.

Place of Origin

Moscow (made)
USSR (made)


1976 (made)


Sevov, A. (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Protection of Nature - People's Duty
[emblem in upper right corner]

Artist: A. Sevov
Moscow 1976


Height: 88 cm, Width: 57 cm

Descriptive line

"Save the Forest!" Soviet poster promoting forest fire prevention by A. Sevov. USSR, 1976.


Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

Politics; Communism; Propaganda; Ideology; Fire; Environment


Prints; Propaganda; Posters


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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