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Catalog Number 10645-283
Title Proof, Printing; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; Briggs
Object Name Proof, Printing
Description Offset lithograph on white paper. A Briggs advertisement printing proof featuring an illustration by John Falter. The illustration is of a man wearing a bathing suit and sunglasses with a towel wrapped around his neck holding a smoking pipe. The smoke has drifted up and behind the man to a diver off a high dive inhaling the smoke and exclaiming: "Ah-h-h!... // that wonderful // Briggs!" Printed beneath is a paragraph of ad copy, a carton of Briggs, and a pipe. On the bottom of the page is placement information: "Collier's ..May 8, 1943 // Life.. May 17, 1943 // Ad No. 224 P.O. 9434 Copy No. 23-20 "Diver" B&W (4 5-8 in x 95 lines) // 3-4-43* (T)".
Date 1943
Year Range from 1943
Year Range to 1943
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Falter, John P.
Inscription Text bottom of page
Height (in) 11.875
Width (in) 8.5
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Proof, Printing
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection