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Catalog Number 10645-4111
Title Pamphlet; Cover; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; GM Annual Report 1954
Object Name Pamphlet
Description Color offset lithograph pamphlet cover for the General Motors Corporation's Annual Report. The cover features artwork by John Falter; the art covers the front and back of the cover. Artwork features a crowd of people in an auditorium standing and sitting around displays of cars. Six cars are on grey displays on the show room floor. In the background is a stage and a fountain. Floating in the fountain is a car. Above the fountain is a platform with an orchestra. Four ballerinas in white tutus are dancing on the stage. Three women in ball gowns are standing on the right side of the stage. Above them floats a yellow car appearing out of smoke. Hanging behind the stage are gold panels with "GM" and "General Motors Motorama of 1955" printed in yellow on red panels. Printed over the image is "GM // Annual Report // 1954." Along the sides of the show room are opera boxes with people seated in them. "General Motors Corporation" is printed across the bottom of the right side in white. Inside the cover is the table of contents on the left and the image of a car, easel, and paint brushes, and an illustration of a kitchen, floor plan, and text description on the right side. On the bottom left corner of the left side is a paragraph detailing the collaboration between GM and John Falter.
Year Range from 1956
Year Range to 1956
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Made General Motors Corporation
Place of Origin USA
Inscription Text John Falter
Height (in) 10.813
Width (in) 16.5
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection