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Catalog Number 10645-4112
Title Proof, Printing; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; GM Annual Report 1952
Object Name Proof, Printing
Description Color offset lithograph printing proof for the cover of the General Motors Corporation's Annual Report. The cover features artwork by John Falter depicting a road project in the country. The new road is cut out of the side of a hill lined with trees. Cars are parked beneath the raised road with machinery working on the road--dump trucks, a road grader, and a bulldozer. Beneath the raised road is the old two way highway. On the highway cars are traveling. The old road has pot holes. On the lower right corner the construction workers and sitting and standing around eating lunch. In the distance a town/city is visible. Beneath the raised road are electric poles and wires, and signs informing the public of the project. Black birds are sitting on the wire. The sky is blue and cloudless. Printed over the image is "GM // Annual Report // 1952" in yellow on the upper right corner. Printed on the right bottom edge in white: "General Motors Corporation." The print is bordered by white.
Year Range from 1952
Year Range to 1953
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Made General Motors Corporation
Place of Origin USA
Inscription Text John Falter
Height (in) 11.938
Width (in) 17.75
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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