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Image of 10645-1976 - Jacket, Book; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; Benjamin Franklin; MacMillan Company

10645-1976 - Jacket, Book; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; Benjamin Franklin; MacMillan Company

White book jacket for "Benjamin Franklin: Scientist-Diplomat" by Charles Michael Daugherty and illustrated by John Falter. Color cover image is of Ben Franklin and his son running in a rain storm. To the right are trees and a lightning bolt. Franklin is carrying a white kite with a yellow tail. The titled of the book, author, and illustrator are listed in the upper left corner of the cover. The inside flaps have a synopsis of the book on the left and short author and illustrator biographies on the right flap. The spine of the book has black vertical text: "Daugherty Benjamin Franklin Macmillian" with a scroll figure between the author's last name, title of the book, and publisher's name. The

Image of 10645-2113 - Jacket, Book; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; Benjamin Franklin; MacMillan Company

10645-2113 - Jacket, Book; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; Benjamin Franklin; MacMillan Company

White book jacket for "Benjamin Franklin: Scientist-Diplomat" by Charles Michael Daugherty and illustrated by John Falter. Color cover image is of Ben Franklin and his son running in a rain storm. To the right are trees and a lightning bolt. Franklin is carrying a white kite with a yellow tail. The titled of the book, author, and illustrator are listed in the upper left corner of the cover. The inside flaps have a synopsis of the book on the left and short author and illustrator biographies on the right flap. The spine of the book has black vertical text: "Daugherty Benjamin Franklin MacMillan" with a scroll figure between the author's last name, title of the book, and publisher's name. The b

Image of 10645-2158 - Photocopy; John Falter; Ink

10645-2158 - Photocopy; John Falter; Ink

Photocopy of a pen and ink line drawing. Drawing of Benjamin Franklin and his son standing in a field flying a kite. Franklin is holding the string to the kite. The two stand on the left side of the drawing. Behind them are trees. On the right side is a grassy field and a house, barn, and more trees in the distance. A storm blows in on the upper left corner. Franklin and the boy are leaning into the wind; their clothing is blowing toward the right. Lighting is flashing in the darkening sky. The drawing is bordered by white.

Image of 10645-4593 - Drawing; John Falter; Ink

10645-4593 - Drawing; John Falter; Ink

Ink on cardboard. Ink drawing of a Benjamin Franklin carrying a kite walking to the left followed by a young boy carrying the tail of the kite. In the background are trees a man walking to the left and a cloudy sky. Circles with crosses through them are placed along the edges of the drawing. A plastic sheet with black paint applied has circles with crosses for lining up the plastic sheet with the drawing. A brown sheet of paper overlays the black painted plastic and the drawing. The drawing is signed by Falter on the lower right. Notes in graphite are written along the bottom edge.

Image of 10645-5107 - Drawing; John Falter; Colored Pencil, Ink

10645-5107 - Drawing; John Falter; Colored Pencil, Ink

Drawing on white paper taped to a yellow sheet of paper to form a book jacket. The image created on the cover is an ink drawing with colored pencil coloring of Benjamin Franklin and his son running with a kite on the left. On the right in the background is a line of trees. The sky above is dark grey/blue with lighting striking. The drawing is signed on the lower right by John Falter. On the back side of the cover are graphite notes on color.

Image of 10645-5331 - Painting; John Falter; Tempera, Ink; Unframed

10645-5331 - Painting; John Falter; Tempera, Ink; Unframed

Painting on white paper. The image created on the cover is an ink drawing with tempera coloring of Benjamin Franklin and his son running with a kite on the left. On the right in the background is a line of trees. The sky above is dark grey/blue with lighting striking. The drawing is signed on the lower right by John Falter.

Image of 10645-5821 - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

10645-5821 - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

Template for book pages. Red solid and dashed lines form the margins. "Copyright" is handwritten on the proper left side at the bottom and in the center. "Benjamin Franklin" and "half title" are handwritten on the proper right.

Image of 10645-5818 - Template; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

10645-5818 - Template; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

Template of two book pages. The proper left page has a larg pencil X through it. There is handwriting in pencil on the opposite page that reads: "Note the photostats of the illustrations are slightly oversize in the dummy. The loose blues will be the correct size in the stuppers dummy." There is an illegible signature beneath that. In the middle of that page is also says: "Series card page." On the bottom margin it reads: "Daugherty=Benjamin Franklin." On the back bottom proper right, handwritten in pencil: "Hilda-see note on page III, John"

Image of 10645-5826-(2) - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

10645-5826-(2) - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

Copy of John Falter hatch mark drawing of a young man with a straw broom printing near a large printing press. There are three cats in the scene and drawers for printers type are in the background. Signed "JF" in the lower proper left corner. Was attached at one time to 10645-5826-(1).

Image of 10645-5819 - Proof Printing; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

10645-5819 - Proof Printing; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

Printing proof of Falter hatch mark drawing of Benjamin Franklin and a young man standing on a hill. Franklin is holding a kite and there is a key on the string. There are trees in the background and there is farm at the bottom of the hill in the distance. A square area on the proper left side has been left blank. "JFalter" signed on bottom proper left.

Image of 10645-5820 - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

10645-5820 - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

Template for book pages. On the proper left, there is a rudimentary pencil sketch of Benjamin Franklin and a young man holding a kite string--the kite is in the air. On the proper right hand side "Ben Fra (then squiggly line)" is handwritten. Beneath that is written "landscape setting-Ben and his son flying the kite."

Image of 10645-5823-(1) - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

10645-5823-(1) - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

Template for book pages for Benjamin Franklin book illustrated by John Falter. There is text pasted into the center on both sides of the template. On the proper right side top portion there is a rudimentary pencil sketch of a young boy sitting and reading. "Young Ben reading" is handwritten in pencil above the sketch. There are margin measurements and arrows. Item 10645-5823-(2) was glued to this item in the area where the sketch is but has become unattached.

Image of 10645-5823-(2) - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

10645-5823-(2) - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

Copy of hatch mark drawing by John Falter that was attached to item 10645-5823-(1). Drawing is of a young boy in colonial era clothing(Benjamin Franklin) sitting on a bench reading a book. There are three books piled to his proper left. Behind the scene is a stairway going up. The image is signed "JF" in the proper lower right corner.

Image of 10645-5824 - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

10645-5824 - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

Template for book pages for Benjamin Franklin book illustrated by John Falter. The proper right side has text pasted into the center of the page. There is a copy of an illustration adhered to the proper left. The illustration is a hatch mark drawing of a man swimming on his back in a river and holding on to a kite that is flying in the sky. There are three men in colonial era dress standing on a stone bridge over the river near the swimmer. One is waving. ON the shore of the river stands a young man holding what appears to be the swimmer's clothing. there are trees and a house in the background. Signed "JF" in the proper left corner. The illustration was glued to the template but is mo

Image of 10645-5825-(1) - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

10645-5825-(1) - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

Template for book pages for Benjamin Franklin book illustrated by John Falter. There is text pasted onto the center of the proper left. There is a rudimentary pencil sketch on the proper right of three figures. "Full page/Ben in/blacksmith shop" is handwritten above the sketch. Item 10645-5825-(2) was attached on the proper left but is no longer.

Image of 10645-5825-(2) - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

10645-5825-(2) - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

Copy of John Falter hatch mark drawing of three men standing in a blacksmith's shop. One is the blacksmith who is working on a horse's shoe. The other two men are dressed in colonial era clothing and one is standing warming his hands over the blacksmith's fire. The other is standing near the horse watching the younger man. Tools and implements of the blacksmith's trade are all around. Signed "JF" in the lower proper left corner. This used to be attached to item 10645-5825-(1).

Image of 10645-5826-(1) - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

10645-5826-(1) - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

Template for book pages for Benjamin Franklin book illustrated by John Falter. There is text pasted onto the centers of both sides of the template. There is a rudimentary pencil sketch on the upper portion of the template that spans both sides. It is of a man sweeping a printing office. "Vignette" is handwritten on the proper left side of the sketch. Items 10645-5826-(2) used to be attached to this template.

Image of 10645-5827-(1) - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

10645-5827-(1) - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

Template for book pages for Benjamin Franklin book illustrated by John Falter. There is text pasted onto the center of the proper left side and on the top center of the proper right side. Beneath the text on the proper right there is a rudimentary pencil sketch of two men fighting in front of a printing press. The words "Vignette" and "Printing press" are handwritten in the sketch. Item 10645-5827-(2) used to be attached to this template.

Image of 10645-5827-(2) - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

10645-5827-(2) - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

Copy of hatch mark drawing done by John Falter depicting a man and a young man fighting in front of a printing press. Both are dressed in colonial era clothing and the drawers for the printing type are in the background. Signed "JF" in the lower proper left corner. This copy used to be attached to item 10645-5827-(1)

Image of 10645-5828-(1) - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

10645-5828-(1) - Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin

Template for book pages for Benjamin Franklin book illustrated by John Falter. There is text pasted onto the proper left side of the template. There is a rudimentary pencil sketch on the proper right and below the text on the left. The sketch depicts a view of Benjamin Franklin from the back, standing on a hill overlooking a house and town (Philadelphia). "typical Pa stone farm home" is written in pencil above the house. Items 10645-5828-(2) used to be attached to this template.