The devil’s puppet
In the top panel a Red Army soldier confronts a fearsome puppet and in the bottom panel he removes the puppet's cloak to reveal European powers hidden behind. Designed by Dmitry Moor (c.1920). Printed by lithography. Height 690mm x width 485mm.
Marx Memorial Library Collection PO-0604
The Marx Memorial Library is home to over 2,000 posters and subjects include the Russian Revolution, the Spanish Civil War, anti-apartheid campaigns and the post-war movement for nuclear disarmament. Around 400 were produced by the Soviet Union. These include originals by Dmitry Moor and Gustav Klutsis and cover subjects including industry and agriculture, victory in the Second World War, peace and international solidarity. The majority of the poster collection can now be viewed on the MML’s website.
The Marx Memorial Library
Marx Memorial Library is a library, archive and education charity dedicated to Marxism, the history of socialism and the working class movement. Marx Memorial Library, 37a Clerkenwell Green, London, EC1R 0DU. email@example.com www.marx-memorial-library.org.uk 020 7253 1485 Charity number 270309.
Designed and printed by unionised labour. www.kavitagraphics.co.uk and www.rapspiderweb.co.uk