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Catalog Number 10645-2145
Title Proof, Printing; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; Reader's Digest
Object Name Proof, Printing
Description Color offset lithograph on white paper. Printing proof of an illustration for Reader's Digest featuring a fist fight between two men in the foreground, and fire fighters putting water onto a house fire in the background. Furniture litters the lawn in front of a three-story house. A man in a suit is punching a man in a long sleeved blue shirt and grey pants. A second man in brown pants and a blue shirt is holding his fist, standing next to the man in the suit. A fourth man is lying face up on the lawn, unconscious. Printed on the top, sides, and bottom of the image are crosses with dots and check marks. Printed on the bottom edge is a text box titled "Reader's Digest Condensed Books." In the box are fields with black handwritten information. The fields ask for the book, page, date, and proof number.
Date 08/17/1972
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Made The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.
Place of Origin USA: New York, New York
Inscription Text J. Falter
Height (in) 8.25
Width (in) 4.875
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Proof, Printing
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection