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40d Aniversario de la Revolucion Socialista

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Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Poster to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution. Black and white illustration of Soviet soldier in charcoal, realistic manner holding a large Soviet flag in his left hand and shaking hands with crowd of people surrounding him with his right. Two man standing in front of him and three others to his right. Large Soviet flag serves as backdrop while forming triangular composition. Blue illustrations symbolizing industry and prosperity such as electrical power plant, grand monuments, and satelite at top left. Blue illustration of flying bird in profile at top right. Imprinted in red, bottom left: "40" and in blue, across bottom: "ANIVERSARIO DE LA REVOLUCION SOCIALISTA/ Homencije de dos Mexicanos"
Co-Designer
Alberto Beltrán, Mexican, b. 1923
Adolfo Mexiac
Date
1957
Credit Line
Museum purchase through gift of Lucy Work Hewitt
Medium
Screenprint on paper
Type
graphic design
Object Name
Poster
Type
Poster
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Accession Number
1996-7-1
Place
Mexico