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John Falter Exhibit Opens Tonight!

  The new exhibit, The Illustrator’s Pencil:  John Falter from Nebraska to The Saturday Evening Post, opens tonight at the Nebraska History Museum in downtown Lincoln.  NSHS members and the public are invited to view the exhibit from 5:30-7:30pm as … Continue reading

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John Falter Jazz

One of the most interesting things I’ve discovered going through our John Falter collection in the last few years is how and how much of his personal interests, friends, and environs manifested themselves in his art.  Jazz is a great example.  Falter … Continue reading

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The Start of an Illustrious Career

I am continuing to go through the collection of John Falter, a highly successful artist and illustrator born in Nebraska, and routinely find items that I feel are little gems.  The museum collection includes preliminary sketches and doodles that resulted … Continue reading

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Why Not Buy a Novelty Tie?

 As you may have gleaned from perusing previous blogs, the Nebraska State Historical Society houses a fairly large collection of artwork and other items from the late Nebraska artist John Falter.  Falter was a highly successful and influential illustrator from … Continue reading

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A Blood Curdling Ride with Death (or a typical day in the museum collections department)

Admittedly, we get to see a lot of great things in the museum collections department.  Lately, we’ve been cataloging and digitizing our collection of artwork and studio objects from John Falter, a Nebraska native most famous for his Saturday Evening Post … Continue reading

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