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Catalog Number 10645-1443
Title Proof, Printing; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Object Name Proof, Printing
Description Nine individual color print illustrations and the title page for the book, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, taped together. The title page has a shirtless boy wearing cutoffs eating a slice of watermelon reclined on the "H" of Huckleberry with the title, author, and illustrator printed in black. The first illustration is of the same boy, Huck, sitting on a chair in a cabin, looking at a drunken man lying on straw. The second illustration is of Huck lying beside the trunk of a tree watching a steamboat pass by on a river. The third illustration is printed on two panels, and is of a raft floating on a river with two people, Huck and an African American, fishing and eating watermelon. The fourth illustration is of the raft on a river with Huck, the African American, and a white man watching a man in a black top hat and suit jacket dancing on the raft. The fifth illustration is of a funeral in a parlor with people standing and crying. The sixth illustration is of a mob with pitchforks and torches moving through a forest beside a river during a rainstorm. The seventh illustration is of a figure sitting at a table, hanging their head with their glasses discarded on the table. Through a window, Huck watches. The eighth illustration is of two boys sitting in carriages on a road. One boy is leaning out of his carriage to yell at the other boy sitting relaxed in his own carriage.
Year Range from 1961
Year Range to 1961
Material Paper, Ink, Tape
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Graphic Studios
Place of Origin USA: New York, New York
Height (in) 6.75
Width (in) 48.25
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Proof, Printing
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection
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