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Catalog Number 10645-1200
Title Poster; World War II; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; "Have you any use for a hero?"
Object Name Poster
Description Offset lithograph on white paper. Black print featuring a poem and an illustration of a soldier in uniform. At the top of the poster is black text: "Have you any use for a hero?" Below and on the left is a poem about a soldiers life. On the right is an illustration of a soldier sitting down, holding a matchbook. His gun is leaning against him. He is wearing a vest with pockets, a strap across his chest, and he is wearing a helmet pushed back on his head. Printed beneath the soldier is a company and address: "Carstairs Bros. Distilling Co., Inc. // 405 Lexington Ave., New York 17, N.Y." Additional text is printed at the bottom of the poster with reproduction notes and original printing credits.
Date 08/29/1945
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Made New York Herald Tribune
Place of Origin USA: New York, New York
Makers mark (A reproduction of this message, suitable for framing, will be sent you on request.) // Reprinted from the NEW YORK HERALD TRIBUNE August 29th, 1945
Inscription Text John Falter
Height (in) 25
Width (in) 19.5
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Poster
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection