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Catalog Number 10645-122
Title Poster; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; Cactus Theater; Saturday Evening Post; September 18, 1948
Object Name Poster
Description Color offset lithograph on white paper. Poster of the September 18, 1948 Saturday Evening Post cover. The cover features the illustration "Cactus Theater" by John Falter. The illustration is of a movie theater at night with patrons pouring out the front doors. The cactus facade is featured; green trim with a cactus painting is on the top, and attached to the building is a red triangle shaped marquee with movie titles listed and lights illuminating the theater. On top of the marquee "Cactus" is illuminated in neon on both sides. Movie posters hang on the theater's outer walls. The patrons leaving are wearing Western clothing. On the lower left corner is the artist's printed and handwritten signature. At the top of the poster is title of the magazine, date, and a sample listing of articles contained in the magazine. Printed on the bottom left edge is the manufacturing location and date.
Date 09/18/1948
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. 9-18-48
Inscription Text John Falter
Height (in) 28.063
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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