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Catalog Number 10645-112
Title Poster; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; Muddy Walks Home; Saturday Evening Post; May 13, 1950
Object Name Poster
Description Color offset lithograph on white paper. Yellow poster of the May 13, 1950 Saturday Evening Post Cover "Muddy Walk Home" by John Falter. Across the top of the poster is a red rectangle with white text and a cartoon baseball player. Below the rectangle is the cover. The cover illustration is of two children in the foreground and rolling fields in the background. A boy is walking in mud along the side of a dirt road, carrying his shoes in his hands by the shoestrings. A girl in a white and blue dress holding books in one hand is watching the boy walk. An electric pole stands to the right of the boy, and a white dog is lying at the base of it. The field next to the children has been plowed. The fields in the background are green pastures with cows next to a plowed field. On the lower left corner of the cover is the artist's printed and handwritten signature. At the top of the cover is title of the magazine, date, and a sample listing of articles contained in the magazine. Printed on the bottom right edge is the manufacturing location and date.
Date 05/13/1950
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. May - 13 - 50.
Inscription Text John Falter
Height (in) 28.125
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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