Poster: "If you tell where he's going...He may never get there!" John Philip FALTER, artist.

Poster: "If you tell where he's going...He may never get there!"

Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1943. Superb Office of War Information poster credited to John Philip Falter, a Petty Officer in the U.S. Navy who designed more than 300 recruiting posters for the OWI and other government agencies. The present poster deals with a "loose lips sink ships" theme, showing a broad-shouldered Navy man with the caption "If you tell where he's going...he many never get there!" Outside of his work for the OWI, Falter was best-known for his early work illustrating pulp magazines, and later for his many cover paintings for The Saturday Evening Post. Original poster, lithographed in colors on off-white stock measuring 51.5cm x 71cm (20.25" x 28"). Professionally linen-backed, with old fold lines faintly visible; a bright, Fine example.

Price: $500.00