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Catalog Number 10645-22
Title Print; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; The Noon Whistle; 3M Company; 1975
Object Name Print
Description Color offset lithograph. Print of one of the 3M Company's Bicentennial paintings. Print of a painting which depicts a factory at lunch time break. Shown from the side, the factory is a three story red brick building. Men, women, and children sit on the sidewalk along the base of the factory. The people are leaning against walls as they eat or drink. On the left are a series of houses. In the background is a view of the city, including houses, engines, railroad tracks, steeples, smokestacks, and buildings. Printed beneath the image is black text with the piece's title, and manufacturing credits. Printed beneath the lower left corner is John Falter's signature in graphite. "(C)1975 3M Company // Litho. in U.S.A. with 3M brand Photo Offset Plates, Film and Chemicals" is printed on the bottom-middle.
Date circa 1975
Year Range from 1975
Year Range to 1975
Material Paper, Ink, Graphite
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Made 3M Company
Makers mark a/p J. Falter
Inscription Text John Falter '75
Height (in) 23.063
Width (in) 29.063
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Print
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection