2 + 2 plus the enthusiasm of the workers = 5
The text reads as “The mathematics of industrial planning led by the workers” and “2 + 2 plus the enthusiasm of the workers = 5”. Designed by Yakov Guminer and published by Izogiz in 1931. 15,000 printed by lithography in four colours. Height 910mm x width 620mm. Price for a copy was 40 kopecs.
Marx Memorial Library Collection PO-2500
The Marx Memorial Library is home to over 2,000 posters and subjects include the Russian Revolution, the Spanish Civil War, anti-apartheid campaigns and the post-war movement for nuclear disarmament. Around 400 were produced by the Soviet Union. These include originals by Dmitry Moor and Gustav Klutsis and cover subjects including industry and agriculture, victory in the Second World War, peace and international solidarity. The majority of the poster collection can now be viewed on the MML’s website.
The Marx Memorial Library
Marx Memorial Library is a library, archive and education charity dedicated to Marxism, the history of socialism and the working class movement. Marx Memorial Library, 37a Clerkenwell Green, London, EC1R 0DU. firstname.lastname@example.org www.marx-memorial-library.org.uk 020 7253 1485 Charity number 270309.
Designed and printed by unionised labour. www.kavitagraphics.co.uk and www.rapspiderweb.co.uk