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Catalog Number 10645-1183
Title Poster; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; Proud I'll Say, Join the Waves
Object Name Poster
Description Color offset lithograph on white paper. Poster with illustration on the top half of the poster and text on the bottom. The illustration is of a man in a white shirt, black pants, green bow-tie, and black glasses sitting in a chair at a desk. The man is turned in the chair is looking to the left. In his hand he is holding up a red framed photograph of a woman in a navy uniform. On the photograph is the inscription: "To Dad // Love Mary." In the background is his desk which is covered with papers, books, and an American flag. A window on the left is open and through it people can be seen walking on a sidewalk with groceries, patrons standing outside a store, and a yellow car parked by the curb. Beneath the illustration is black and red text: "Proud- I'll say // Join the Waves // Apply to your nearest // Navy Recruiting Station or Office of Navy Officer Procurement." At the bottom edge is small print text: "Order No. 36" and "BUPERS-NRB-36962--31 July 43--40M."
Date 06/31/1943
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Made U.S. Government Printing Office; 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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