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Catalog Number 10645-2391
Title Clipping, Magazine; Cover; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; Independence Parade; Saturday Evening Post; July 7, 1945
Object Name Proof, Printing
Description Color offset lithograph on white paper. Printing proof of the July 7, 1945 Saturday Evening Post cover featuring the illustration "Independence Parade" by John Falter. The illustration is a bird's-eye view of a band marching down the street followed by a large group of people. Lining the street are people watching the parade. Buildings line the streets and are decorated with red, white, and blue bunting and American flags. In the background a train is moving away from the scene on the left. Telephone poles hang in the sky on the right. The sky is blue with white clouds. On the lower left corner is the artist's printed and handwritten signature. At the top of the poster is the title of the magazine, date, price, and a white square on the upper right corner.
Date 07/07/1945
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Falter, John P.; Curtis Publishing Company
Place of Origin USA: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Height (in) 14.438
Width (in) 11.063
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Proof, Printing
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection
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