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Catalog Number 10645-119
Title Poster; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; Meeting the Date; Saturday Evening Post; February 5, 1949
Object Name Poster
Description Color offset lithograph on white paper. Poster of the February 5, 1949 Saturday Evening Post cover. The cover features the illustration "Meeting the Date" by John Falter. The illustration is of a man in a grey overcoat shaking the hand of a man in a brown vest and pants, seated in an armchair in a living room. His newspaper is spilling to the floor and he is smoking a pipe. Beside the standing man is a woman in a white shirt and red skirt. Behind the couple stands an older woman in a blue dress. A boy is lying on the floor and is messing with a mousetrap on the lower right, in front of an old woman sitting in an armchair with a dog resting his paw on her leg. Two rooms are off the living room with people visible reading books or playing the drums. 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 02/05/1949
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. Feb. 5 - 49.
Inscription Text John Falter
Height (in) 28.063
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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