“Escape To Australia” [“Saturday Evening Post”]. John Falter, Amer.
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“Escape To Australia” [“Saturday Evening Post”]

1951. Colour process lithograph, signed in image lower left, 72 x 55.4cm. Repaired old folds and missing portions to edges, minor soiling. Linen-backed.

Text includes “‘My fifteen years with the MacArthurs.’ ‘Can the new A-bomb stop troops in the field?’ by Stewart Alsop and Dr Ralph Lapp. ‘Hedy Lamarr sells her past’ by Pete Martin. The Saturday Evening Post, Sept. 29, 1951. Printed in USA 9-29-51.”

An illustrator for numerous major American magazines, John Falter’s first cover for The Saturday Evening Post (Sept., 1943) was a portrait of Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), who is considered to be the founder of the magazine: in 1728, Franklin established the Pennsylvania Gazette newspaper, it was later renamed The Saturday Evening Post in 1821. The Post became a magazine about 50 years later. Ref: Wiki.

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Item #CL182-96

Price (AUD): $1,250.00  Other currencies

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