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Catalog Number 10645-131
Title Poster; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; Inn in Ogunquit; Saturday Evening Post; August 2, 1947
Object Name Poster
Description Color offset lithograph on white paper. Poster of the August 2, 1947 Saturday Evening Post cover. The cover features the illustration "Inn in Ogunquit" by John Falter. The illustration is of a three story white house with black shutters and a blue and gold shade over the porch. Older men and women are seated in rocking chairs on the porch. The old people are observing a line of people returning from/going to the beach dressed for the beach and carrying beach accessories--umbrellas, towels, coolers, and toys. The house is surrounded by trees, grass, and flower beds. Signs for restaurants are nailed to the side of the house and to a tree. On the lower left corner is the artist's printed and handwritten signature. At the top of the poster is title of the magazine, date, and a sample listing of articles contained in the magazine. Printed on the bottom left edge is the manufacturing location and date.
Date 08/02/1947
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 Litho in U.S.A. Aug. 2, 1947
Inscription Text John Falter
Height (in) 28
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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