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Catalog Number 10645-1193
Title Poster; World War II; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; "Build and Fight in the Seebees"
Object Name Poster
Description Color offset lithograph on white paper. Poster with an illustration by John Falter on the top half of the poster and text on the bottom. The illustration is of a soldier in green fatigues and a white hat carrying a backpack, rifle, and helmet on his shoulder. The soldier faces right but is looking over his shoulder. In the background a crane and its operator are visible. The artist's signature is printed on the bottom left corner. Printed above the illustration on the top edge in green and red text: "Build and fight in the // Navy Seabees." Red text printed below the illustration: "Wanted- Construction Workers." On the bottom of the page is a green rectangle with more recruitment information and a bee holding a jackhammer. Manufacturing information is printed on the bottom edge in fine black print. The poster is mounted on foamcore board with a metal hook on the back.
Date 07/30/1943
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Falter, John P.
Place of Origin USA
Height (in) 42.125
Width (in) 28.125
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Poster
Event World War II
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection
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