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Table-calendar for 1920

Poster
1919-1920 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Propaganda wallsheet comparing Tsarist and Soviet Russia, issued by the Soviet government. Lettered in Cyrillic round the emblem of the Soviet Republic Publishers of the National commissariat of Agriculture, Proletariat of the World Unite, and in the lower left corner of the sheet 2nd state Lithograph Grasnaya Street 8 P.g.2.


Object details

Category
Object type
TitleTable-calendar for 1920 (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Colour lithograph
Brief description
Propaganda wallsheet comparing Tsarist and Soviet Russia in the form of a Calendar for 1920
Physical description
Propaganda wallsheet comparing Tsarist and Soviet Russia, issued by the Soviet government. Lettered in Cyrillic round the emblem of the Soviet Republic Publishers of the National commissariat of Agriculture, Proletariat of the World Unite, and in the lower left corner of the sheet 2nd state Lithograph Grasnaya Street 8 P.g.2.
Dimensions
  • Height: 36cm
  • Width: 56.1cm
36 x 56.1 cm
Object history
The calendar lists festivals in the Christian Church such as Christmas Day and Baptism of Christ, in January, the Annunciation and Easter in April, Transfiguration of Christ and Assumption of the Virgin in August, but it also lists the Day of the Paris Commune (March 18th), Feast of the Workers of the World (May 1st) and the Day of the Proletarian Revolution (November 7th).
Production
Anonymous: Posters: USSR for the Bolshevik Government 8 Grasnaya Street P.q.2. 1919-20
Collection
Accession number
E.395-1988

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Record createdNovember 24, 2008
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