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lntourist advertising posters became a calling card of our country as they were displayed in tourist offices and embassies all over the world. Bold, bright and highly artistic they were aimed at presenting to foreign tourists the joys of traveling in the USSR - first socialist country in the world. Since the creation of lntourist in 1929 prominent artists from Moscow and Leningrad such as M. Litvak, A. Frolov, V. Pudovkin and others were commissioned to design its advertising. ln 1931 lntourist initiated All-Union poster competitions featuring Moscow, Leningrad, Kiev, other cities and areas of the USSR and the Trans-Siberian railway. These competitions attracted many new young artists including l. Fomin and V. Livanova. At the beginning of the 1930s all foreign trade advertisement was consolidated under the Bureau of Trade Advertisement of the All-Union Chamber of Commerce headed by the artist S. lgumnov. The bureau artists designed advertising for all Soviet foreign trade agencies, Torgsin and lntourist. Many designers such as N. Zhukov, S. Sakharov, B. Zelensky, M. Nesterova-Berzina, V. Klimashin, O. Eyges, A. Antonchenko and A. Zhitomirsky who joined the bureau in the 1930s contributed to the unique style of lntourist advertisements that are still admired today. The most prominent impact was due to N. Zhukov, who worked on lntourist posters and periodicals from 1934 until 1937. World War ll interrupted the development of foreign tourism and as a consequence, tourist advertising. After the war the volume of advertising was not very significant. A new era in lntourist advertising began in 1957, when young designers started working with new ideas and artistic methods.

A series of posters, commissioned in the 1930s by Intourist (the organisation responsible for foreign tourism in the Soviet Union), enticed the West with stunning visions of the country, advertising such pursuits as hunting and adventurous car journeys. See USSR brings some of them together for the first time after extensive research into the relatively short time-span of this particular approach to propaganda.

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Baku PROPAGANDA lntourist collectible USSR POSTER 1937
Welcome to the USSR! N.Zhukov, A. Chernomordik Shepetovka-Baku in 55 hours, 1937 SIZE OF POST..
$9.88
Baku USSR PROPAGANDA lntourist collectible POSTER 1937
Welcome to the USSR! M. Nesterova-Berzina BAKU, 1937 SIZE OF POSTER 297 * 420 mm (11,7×16,5 i..
$9.88
Big Game Hunting in the USSR. Soviet poster, soviet propaganda, soviet union 1931 Soviet, soviet art, USSR, Poster, ussr poster
Welcome to the USSR! G. Savitsky Big Game Hunting in the USSR, 1931 SIZE OF POSTER 297 * 420 ..
$9.88
Crimea S. Saharov PROPAGANDA lntourist collectible POSTER 1935s
Crimea S. Saharov PROPAGANDA lntourist collectible POSTER 1935s S. Saharov Crimea, 1935s SIZE..
$9.88
Crimea Unknown artist PROPAGANDA lntourist collectible POSTER 1930s
Crimea Unknown artist PROPAGANDA lntourist collectible POSTER 1930s Unknown artist Crimea, 1930s..
$9.88
Georgian Military Highway A. Zhitomirsky PROPAGANDA lntourist collectible POSTER 1939s
Georgian Military Highway A. Zhitomirsky PROPAGANDA lntourist collectible POSTER 1939s A. Zhitomi..
$9.88
Leningrad / lntourist / Soviet poster, soviet propaganda, propaganda, ussr, soviet union, Soviet, ussr poster, 1933
Leningrad B. Zelensky PROPAGANDA lntourist collectible POSTER 1933s B. Zelensky Leningrad, 1933s..
$9.88
Leningrad propaganda collectible USSR large POSTER 1935
N. Zhukov Leningrad, 1935 SIZE OF POSTER 297 * 420 mm (11,7×16,5 inch) REPRINT FROM ORIGINAL ..
$9.88
Moscow N. Zhukov PROPAGANDA lntourist collectible POSTER 1935s
Moscow N. Zhukov PROPAGANDA lntourist collectible POSTER 1935s N. Zhukov Moscow, 1935s SIZE O..
$9.88
Nature of the USSR N. Zhukov Soviet poster, propaganda lntourist collectible POSTER 1935s
lntourist N. Zhukov Nature of the USSR, 1935s SIZE OF POSTER 297 * 420 mm (11,7×16,5 inch) ..
$9.88
See USSR / Soviet poster, soviet propaganda, propaganda, ussr, soviet union, Soviet, ussr poster, 1930
See USSR A. Frolov PROPAGANDA lntourist collectible POSTER 1930 A. Frolov See USSR, 1930 SIZE..
$9.88
See USSR PROPAGANDA lntourist / Soviet poster, soviet propaganda, ussr, soviet union, Soviet, ussr poster, 1930
Welcome to the USSR! A. Skurikhin See USSR, 1930s SIZE OF POSTER 297 * 420 mm (11,7×16,5 inch..
$9.88
See USSR PROPAGANDA lntourist collectible POSTER 1930
Welcome to the USSR! M. Litvak-Maksimov, R. Fedor See USSR, 1930 SIZE OF POSTER 297 * 420 mm ..
$9.88
Soviet poster. Moscow Theatre Festival PROPAGANDA lntourist collectible POSTER,1934, Soviet Art
Welcome to the USSR! N. Zhukov, S. Sakharov Moscow Theatre Festival , 1934 SIZE OF POSTER 297..
$9.88
Soviet poster. PROPAGANDA lntourist collectible USSR POSTER A.Shamash Moscow, old illustration, 1959, Soviet Art
A.Shamash Moscow, 1959 SIZE OF POSTER 297 * 420 mm (11,7×16,5 inch) REPRINT FROM ORIGINAL POS..
$9.88
Sport in der UdSSR PROPAGANDA lntourist /ussr, soviet union, Soviet, ussr poster, Soviet poster, 1936
Welcome to the USSR! Sport in der UdSSR, 1936 SIZE OF POSTER 297 * 420 mm (11,7×16,5 inch) ..
$9.88
The Soviet Armenia, USSR PROPAGANDA lntourist collectible POSTER 1935
Welcome to the USSR! S. Igumnov The Soviet Armenia, 1935 SIZE OF POSTER 297 * 420 mm (11,7×16..
$9.88
USSR Dance Festival Moscow-Leningrad. Soviet poster, soviet propaganda, propaganda, soviet union, ussr poster, poster, 1936
Welcome to the USSR! N.Zhukov USSR Dance Festival Moscow-Leningrad, 1936 SIZE OF POSTER 297 ..
$9.88
Visit the USSR A. Antonchenko PROPAGANDA lntourist collectible poster 1958s
isit the USSR A. Antonchenko PROPAGANDA lntourist collectible POSTER 1958s A. Antonchenko Visit ..
$9.88
Welcome to the USSR. Soviet Travel Postcard. USSR. Soviet, soviet art, communist 1935 Moscow
Welcome to the USSR! N. ZHUKOV, V. KLIMASHIN USSR 1935 SIZE OF POSTER 297 * 420 mm (11,7×16,..
$9.88
Welcome to the USSR. Soviet Travel Poster. Caucasus . propaganda collectible 1936 Moscow
Welcome to the USSR! N. ZHUKOV Caucasus 1936 SIZE OF POSTER 297 * 420 mm (11,7×16,5 inch) ..
$9.88
Welcome to the USSR. Soviet Travel Poster. Crimea. Soviet, soviet propaganda 1935 Moscow soviet union
Welcome to the USSR! N. ZHUKOV, S. SAKHAROV Crimea 1935 SIZE OF POSTER 297 * 420 mm (11,7×16..
$9.88
Winter in the USSR /lntourist / Soviet poster, soviet propaganda, propaganda, ussr, soviet union, Soviet, ussr poster, 1935
Winter in the USSR N. Zhukov PROPAGANDA lntourist collectible POSTER 1935s N. Zhukov Winter in t..
$9.88