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Catalog Number 10645-26
Title Print; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; New Land - Old Land; 3M Company; 1975
Object Name Print
Description Color offset lithograph. Print of one of the 3M Company's Bicentennial paintings. Print of a painting of a sod house and homesteaders at work plowing the earth. In the center foreground, a woman pauses to drink water offered by a young girl. The woman is standing next to a plow and an ox. A girl stands by the ox holding the halter. In the middle ground stands a sod house with glass windows, a pen with a cow on the right, and a clothes line on the left. In the distance, flat expanses of prairie are visible. On the right are two Native Americans, one riding a horse and dragging a travois and the other trailing behind. The sky is blue with white clouds. Printed beneath the image is black text with the piece's title, and manufacturing credits. Written beneath the lower left corner is John Falter's signature in graphite. "(C)1975 3M Company // Litho. in U.S.A. with 3M brand Photo Offset Plates, Film and Chemicals" is written on the bottom-middle.
Date circa 1975
Year Range from 1975
Year Range to 1975
Culture American
Material Paper, Ink, Graphite
Medium Ink
Artist Falter, John P.
Made 3M Company
Makers mark a/p J. Falter
Inscription Text John Falter
Height (in) 23.063
Width (in) 29.063
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Print
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection