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Catalog Number 10645-4340
Title Poster; World War II; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; "A Strange Sort of Prayer"
Object Name Poster
Description Color offset lithograph on white paper. The poster features the illustration "A Strange Sort of Prayer" by John Falter. The image is of a soldier on his knees in the sand, with equipment littered around him that is half buried by sand. Behind and to his left, there is a partially buried body. In the background are the ruins of a vehicle. Printed on the top left is the title of the prayer/print. Printed on the bottom are two columns of black print. The text is a prayer, which consists of the soldier asking God to make sure that the people back home don't forget about him and the war in the Pacific just because the war in Europe has ended. Manufacturing information is printed on the bottom edge.
Date 1945
Culture American
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Falter, John P.; U.S. Government Printing Office
Place of Origin USA
Height (in) 40.063
Width (in) 28.438
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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