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Catalog Number 10645-5824
Title Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin
Object Name Proof, Printing
Description Template for book pages for Benjamin Franklin book illustrated by John Falter. The proper right side has text pasted into the center of the page. There is a copy of an illustration adhered to the proper left. The illustration is a hatch mark drawing of a man swimming on his back in a river and holding on to a kite that is flying in the sky. There are three men in colonial era dress standing on a stone bridge over the river near the swimmer. One is waving. ON the shore of the river stands a young man holding what appears to be the swimmer's clothing. there are trees and a house in the background. Signed "JF" in the proper left corner. The illustration was glued to the template but is mostly unattached now. You can see underneath where Falter wrote "Full page/Ben floating by kite pull across lake."
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Height (in) 10.25
Width (in) 14.75
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection
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