Poster reproduction of Russian street poster, currently on display at Tate Modern. “Join the Red Cavalry!” by V.Silkin is a recruitment poster published in Ukrainian from Kiev in 1920.
The text reads, “The Red Cavalry fought against Mamontov, Shkuro, Denikin. They fought against Pans and Petlyura. Now it’s Wrangel’s turn. Workers and Peasants – Join the Red Cavalry.”
The distinctive helmet of the Red Cavalry, known as the “budenovka”, is named after Semyon Budenny, the Red First Cavalry commander. Designed in 1918, the helmet wsa originally called the “bogatyrka”, its inspiration coming from Viktor Vasnetov’s famous painting of 1998, “The Boagtyr’s” in which, three legendary warriors are depicted on horseback, defending ancient Russian soil and wearing metal armoured head-dress of a similar design.
This Russian Revolution poster is litho printed on 350 gsm Cyclus Offset Paper and Fasson crack back 80 gsm.
Dimensions of the poster: 91 x 69 cm. Image size: 88 x 66 cm.
Packaging: The posters are rolled in tubes.
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