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Catalog Number 10645-136
Title Poster; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; Lunch Counter; Saturday Evening Post; October 12, 1946
Object Name Poster
Description Color offset lithograph on white paper. Poster of the October 12, 1946 Saturday Evening Post Cover featuring the illustration "Lunch Counter" by John Falter. The illustration is of a busy lunch counter. Patrons are sitting on red stools at the couter eating, drinking, and looking at menus. Behind the counter is the wait staff wearing white smocks and hats. In the background are shelves of food goods. 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 listing of articles contained in the magazine. The manufacturing location and date is printed on the bottom left edge. The heavy set man on the left is Jack Smart an actor and friend of John Falter.
Date 10/12/1946
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Falter, John P.; Curtis Publishing Company
Place of Origin USA: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Makers mark Litho in U.S.A. Oct. 12-46
Inscription Text John Falter
Height (in) 28
Width (in) 21.875
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Poster
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection
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