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Catalog Number 10645-79
Title Poster; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; Joint Session of Congress; Saturday Evening Post; January 7, 1950
Object Name Poster
Description Color offset lithograph on white paper. Poster featuring the January 7, 1950 Saturday Evening Post cover. The cover features the illustration "Joint Session" by John Falter. The illustration depicts the United States Government in session. 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. On the lower left corner of the cover is the artist's printed signature. At the top of the poster is the title of the magazine, date, and a listing of articles contained in the magazine. Printed on the bottom right edge is the manufacturing location and date.
Date 01/07/1950
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 D in U.S.A. Jan. - 7 - 50.
Inscription Text John Falter
Height (in) 28.063
Width (in) 21.875
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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