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Catalog Number 10645-2099
Title Proof, Printing; Cover; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; The Master Detective; May 1934
Object Name Proof, Printing
Description Printing proof for the cover of "The Master Detective." Color offset lithograph on white paper. Image on the paper is of a brunette Native American in a buckskin dress and headband staring at a hand extended from the right edge. The hand is holding cash and necklaces in front of the woman. The arm is wearing a white shirt and brown jacket. The woman is painted from the neck up. The background of the cover is green. Printed over the image at the top of the page is: "The Master Detective." "Detective" is printed in the yellow beam of light from a silver flashlight on the left edge. "Now // 15¢" is printed on a red shield beneath the beam on the right. Printed in the upper right corner is a NRA logo and the month of publication. Printed on the right in white: "The // Phantom // Cowboy // Killer // A Kansas // Thriller." Printed on the lower right in yellow: "A Macfadden Publication." Printed vertically on the left edge--the spine of the magazine--in black: "May, 1934," "The Master Detective," "15 Cents." The image is bordered by white.
Year Range from 1934
Year Range to 1934
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Macfadden Publications
Place of Origin USA: New York, New York
Inscription Text John // Falter
Height (in) 13.875
Width (in) 11.563
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Cover, Magazine
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection