The Illiterate Man is the Same as the Blind Man (1920) Soviet Poster
Please note, we also sell a framed version of this poster here on RUS & SOV.
About the Poster
The Illiterate Man is the Same as the Blind is a 1920 Soviet poster by Aleksei Radakov (Russian: Алексей Радаков). Its full text reads, "The ILLITERATE man is the same as the BLIND man. failures and misfortunes await him everywhere" (Russian: «НЕГРАМОТНЫЙ тот-же СЛЕПОЙ, всюду его ждут неудачи и несчастья»).
The poster was one of the first to follow Lenin's famous December 26, 1919 decree on public literacy. He ordered that all Soviet people between ages 8 and 50 who were illiterate would have to study reading in Russian or their native tongue.
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%