Guide to the Kukryniksy Russian caricature poster collection, 1977

Guide to the Kukryniksy Russian caricature poster C0286


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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center
Creator Kukryniksy
Title Kukryniksy Russian caricature poster collection
Date 1977
Physical Characteristics 0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract 12 posters showing examples of the work of Kukryniksy.
Collection Number C0286
Language English

Biographical Information

The Kukryniksy was the name taken on by artists Porfirii Nikitich Krylov (1902-1990), Mikhail Vasil'evich Kupriianov (1903-1991), and Nikolai Aleksandrovich Sokolov (1903-2000) during their long career of collaboration.

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Scope and Content

12 posters showing examples of the work of Kukryniksy. The posters are in a cover that is dated 1977, but undated individual posters were probably created in the early 1970s and prior to that. The subject matter is largely related to the Cold War. All of the words in the posters are in Cyrillic script.

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Arrangement

Organized by subject.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions on personal use. Permission to publish material from Kukryniksy Russian caricature poster collection must be obtained from Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

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Related Material

Special Collections Research Center holds other political poster collections including the East German poster collection political series and the Fench Communist Party poster collection.

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Index Terms

Subjects:

Cold war.

Document Types:

Political posters.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Kukryniksy Russian caricature poster collection, #C0286, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Thomas Hill in 2009.

Processing Information

Processing completed by Jordan Patty in 2016. EAD markup completed by Jordan Patty in 2016.

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Contents List

An electronic box inventory is unavailable. Please contact speccoll@gmu.edu for more information.
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