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Catalog Number 10645-1214
Title Poster; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; Keep Them Playing, Join the March of Dimes
Object Name Poster
Description Poster for the March of Dimes featuring artwork by John Falter. Offset lithograph on white paper. Color illustration featured with a white border and a red strip on the bottom edge. Illustration of a soldier in green fatigues holding a gun in one hand. He is facing right but is turned and looking forward. His other hand rests on the shoulder of a boy in a red shirt and blue jeans leaning on crutches. To the right of the two figures are three children running in front of clouds and a blue sky. The children, a blonde girl in a green shirt, a brunette girl in a yellow shirt and jeans, and a blonde boy wearing a red shirt and jeans, are ghost-like figures. Printed on the illustration in the lower right: "Keep them // playing" in black text. On the red rectangle, "Join the March of Dimes" in yellow print. Printed beneath is the supporting foundation's name and location. Printed on the right is a logo with "Fight Infantile Paralysis" in white.
Year Range from 1942
Year Range to 1945
Material Paper, Ink
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Falter, John P.; Allied Printing
Place of Origin USA: New York, New York
Height (in) 19.125
Width (in) 25
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Wiley, Jay
Other Name Poster
History Jay Wiley stood as the model for the boy on crutches.
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection
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