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Catalog Number 10645-1196
Title Poster; World War II; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; Navy Relief Society
Object Name Poster
Description Color offset lithograph on white paper. Poster featuring an illustration by John Falter of a woman holding a young boy against a white background. A red stripe is to the left and a blue stripe is to the right with a white horizontal stripe along the bottom edge. Over the red stripe in white letters is the writing: "Keep Faith with Them." Over the blue stripe in white letters: "Protect the families of the navy's fighting men." Also over the blue stripe in white is a blue tinted illustration of a destroyer. The center of the poster featuresa the brunette woman wearing a suit with a pink shirt and a young brunette boy wearing a sailor uniform with a cap. The woman is holding the boy The artist's signature is under the boy's arm.
Year Range from 1942
Year Range to 1944
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Falter, John P.
Place of Origin USA
Makers mark Long white stripe at bottom has blue writing: "NAVY-MARINE CORPS - COAST GUARD." In the left bottom corner is a "NAVY RELIEF SOCIETY" seal - round blue seal with bow at bottom, writing is in white, inside circle is a blue anchor and star over a white background.
Height (in) 11
Width (in) 21.125
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