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Up for Bids: Classic Soviet Space Propaganda Posters

Glory to October! 1960 Artist: Evgeny Soloviev (1910-1972) Inscriptions in the ornamental scrolls at the bottom of the October Revolution anniversary poster read, respectively, “October Proclaimed the Beginning of a New Era in the History of the Mankind,” and “The Country of October Brought the World into the Era of Space Exploration.”

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Maxim Gorky was a Russian writer who wrote about the lower depths of society. He was a critic of both Lenin and Stalin and died under mysterious circumstances

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from Design You Trust. Design, Culture & Society.

SOVIET SPACE PROPAGANDA POSTERS (1958-63)

Detail from a Russian May Day Poster, 1930. "Proletariats! Frustrate the imperialists' preparations for the war! On the 1st of May, tighten up the ranks in the fight for the Soviet Union and proletarian world revolution!"

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