Leaflet (possibly part of a larger sheet) advertising a production by Meyerhold of Vladimir Mayakovksy's comedy "Klop" ["The Bed Bug"]. thumbnail 1
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Leaflet (possibly part of a larger sheet) advertising a production by Meyerhold of Vladimir Mayakovksy's comedy "Klop" ["The Bed Bug"].

Print
1929 (made)
Artist/Maker

General Description: Printed on both sides of the sheet.


object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Lithograph
Brief Description
Card with Cyrillic text
Physical Description
General Description: Printed on both sides of the sheet.
DimensionsTorn irregularly along lower margins to 18.5 x26.1 cm
Object history
The caption by Maynkovsky reads: Citizen / Hurry to the show "Klop" / There's a gnome at the box office / a crowd in the theatre / but don't be upset by the jokes of the insect / They are not about you / They are about your acquaintances/ And on the other side: The People laugh / and frown / at the Meyerhold Comedy / 'Klop'.
Production
Moscow State Literature for the Meyerhold Theatre, 1929.
Collection
Accession Number
E.1282-1989

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record createdDecember 9, 2008
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