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Catalog Number 10645-3993
Title Print; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; President Harry S. Truman; Saturday Evening Post; January 7, 1950
Object Name Print
Description Offset lithograph of the January 7, 1950 Saturday Evening Post cover, "Joint Session." Color lithograph features the United States Government. President Harry S. Truman stands at a podium addressing congress in the House of Representatives chamber at the United States Capitol. Men in suits are seated in benches forming a semi-circle around the podium. Behind the President are the Vice President and the House Speaker seated in front of the American Flag. In the gallery above the floor more people are seated. The walls of the house are blue and gold with ornate patriotic designs. Printed below the print is the title of the print, and artist and publishing credits.
Culture American
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 President Harry S. Truman // Addressing the Joint Session of the 81st Congress, January 5, 1949 // Painted by John Falter // Reprinted from the Saturday Evening Post // Copyright 1950 By the Curtis Publishing Company
Inscription Text John Falter
Height (in) 17.375
Width (in) 160
People Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Other Name Print
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection
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