Be Proud, Comrade - You Are a Worker! (1982) Propaganda Poster

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Please note, we also sell a framed version of this poster here on RUS & SOV.

About the Poster

This Soviet propaganda poster from 1982, Be Proud, Comrade - You Are a Worker! (Russian: Гордись, товарищ: ты – рабочий!) celebrates the working man amid a period of stagnation in the Soviet Union. 

The poster shows a young man and young woman optimistically smiling, wearing sashes that say "Dedicated to workers" (Russian: «Посвящен в рабочие»). The young man is holding up a book inscribed with the title, "A start in working life" (Russian: «Путевка в трудовую жизнь»). The message of this poster contrasts with the reality of the time, a period of zero real economic growth and a work-shy workforce. Or at least that's how soon-to-be leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, saw it.

The artist behind this poster is Vladimir Konyukhov (Russian: Владимир Григорьевич Конюхов).

Original Poster

 Be Proud, Comrade - You Are a Worker! (1982) Propaganda Poster

Poster Quality

Museum-quality posters made on thick and durable matte paper. Add a wonderful accent to your room and office with these posters that are sure to brighten any environment.

Please note, all poster sizes are in inches (1 inch = 2.54 cm). 

• Paper thickness: 10.3 mil
• Paper weight: 5.57 oz/y² (189 g/m²)
• Giclée printing quality
• Opacity: 94%

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