Elagu sangarlik Eesti Tallinna Laskurkorpus - eesti rahva au ja uhkus! (Long live the heroic Estonian Rifle Corps of Tallinn – the pride and honor of the Estonian people!), from the series Fotolent No. 11-12 (June 1945) Artist: Unknown




sheet: 24 × 66 9/16 in. (61 × 169 cm)

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The Allan Chasanoff, B.A. 1961, Russian Poster Collection, curated with Kevin Begos

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20th century


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Allan Chasanoff Collection, New York, to 2018; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
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didactic art, political art, propaganda




Workers of the world, unite! [literally, “proletarians of all countries, unite!"]\r\nPHOTOSHEET [or, PHOTONEWSPAPER]\r\nNr. 11-12 June 1945\r\n\r\n[text in red on right-hand side of page] Long live the heroic Estonian Rifle Corps of Tallinn – the pride and honor of the Estonian people!\r\n\r\n[text in red on top of the outline of the map of Estonia] \r\n[?] Estonian Rifle Corp of Tallinn arrived on the soil of its beloved [homeland?].\r\nArrived are those who in the glorious emancipatory battles at Velikie Luki, Novosokol’niki, N[?], Narva, Tartu and Tallinn, on the islands of Muhu and Saaremaa together with the Red Army fought for our people’s freedom from the yoke of the German occupiers and brought freedom and independence to the Estonian people within the fraternal family of Soviet peoples.\r\nThe workers of Soviet Estonia warmly took the heroes in [? and?] the People’s Corp on its homeland and became our people’s greatest holiday.\r\nWelcome, heroes!\r\nHeartfelt greetings, glorious sons of the Estonian people!

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