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Catalog Number 10645-148
Title Poster; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; Country Auction; Saturday Evening Post; September 30, 1944
Object Name Poster
Description Color offset lithograph on white paper. Poster of the September 30, 1944 Saturday Evening Post cover featuring the illustration "Country Auction" by John Falter. The illustration is of an auction taking place next to a red barn. The auctioneer is holding up a bridle and is calling for bids. The auctioneer and another man writing on a clipboard are stranding on a wood platform wagon. A crowd of men, women, and children are standing in front of the wagon. Two men in the foreground are carrying a red couch with a bird's nest in it. A chicken is squawking at a black dog by the couch. 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 corner.
Date 09/30/1944
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. Aug. 5-44
Inscription Text John Falter
Height (in) 27.938
Width (in) 21.938
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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