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Poster - Workers of the World, Unite!
  • Workers of the World, Unite!
    Moor, Dmitry, born 1883 - died 1946
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Workers of the World, Unite!

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (printed and published)

  • Date:

    ca. 1936 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Moor, Dmitry, born 1883 - died 1946 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1279-1989

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 85, box 24

This Soviet poster quotes the closing call of the Communist Manifesto of 1848. This was written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Moor's design represents the world's workers as a single, monumental and resolute figure. It outfaces and dwarfs the armed figure of Fascism.

Physical description

Poster

Place of Origin

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (printed and published)

Date

ca. 1936 (published)

Artist/maker

Moor, Dmitry, born 1883 - died 1946 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph on paper

Dimensions

Height: 105.1 cm, Width: 71.8 cm

Descriptive line

Dmitrii Moor (Orlov). Workers of the World, Unite! Political poster, USSR, c.1936

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Fascism; Proletariat; Communism

Categories

Politics; Propaganda; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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