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Catalog Number 10645-4291
Title Poster, Saturday Evening Post; Aug. 18, 1945, Apartment Building, John Falter
Object Name Poster
Description Color offset lithograph on white paper. Poster of the August 18, 1945 Saturday Evening Post cover featuring the illustration "Office Poker Party" by John Falter. The illustration depicts four floors of a building. Each floor has five windows shown. On the first floor a poker game is visible through four windows. Yellow light illuminates a eight men sitting around a green felt table covered with red, white, and blue chips and cards. The second through third floors shown are dark with curtains hanging in the windows--purple, green and white striped, and yellow. Furniture and people are visible through the windows. To the right of the building is a darkening sky--the sun is setting--above factories, water, and a ferry moving toward the right. On the lower left corner is the artist's printed signature. At the top of the page is title of the magazine, date, and a listing of articles contained in the magazine. The manufacturing date and location are printed on the bottom left edge.
Date 08/18/1945
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Falter, John P.; Curtis Publishing Company
Place of Origin USA: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
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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