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Poster, International Women Workers Day

This is a Poster. It is dated 1930 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

In the Russian language, the words “red” and “beautiful” share an etymological root. This photomontage propaganda poster promoting a political rally highlights the importance of red to Soviet identity. It features women at work in the textile industry wearing the red headscarves associated with socialist pioneers.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of George A. Hearn.

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Its dimensions are

108.3 x 71.6 cm (42 5/8 x 28 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed on verso: 0 [with a diagonal slash through it]

Cite this object as

Poster, International Women Workers Day; Russia; lithograph on paper; 108.3 x 71.6 cm (42 5/8 x 28 3/16 in.) ; Museum purchase through gift of George A. Hearn; 1992-164-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Making Design.

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