Long live our glorious socialist motherland!
Text at bottom reads “Long live our glorious socialist motherland! Long live our great and beloved Stalin!”. The text on the wings of the planes reads “Vladimir Lenin” and “Joseph Stalin”. Designed by Gustav Klutsis and published by Izogiz in 1935. 47,000 copies printed by lithography in six colours. Height 1005mm x width 705mm. The price for a copy was 1 ruble 50 kopeks.
Marx Memorial Library Collection PO-2506
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. firstname.lastname@example.org 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