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Red Grange, from the "Baseball and Football" set (R311), issued by the National Chicle Company to promote Diamond Stars Gum

Publisher:
Issued by National Chicle Gum Company, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Date:
1936
Medium:
Albumen print (glossy finish)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/16 in. × 6 in. (20.5 × 15.3 cm)
Classifications:
Photographs, Ephemera
Credit Line:
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Accession Number:
Burdick 324, R311.42
Not on view
Trade card premiums from the "National Chicle Premiums" series (R311), also called the "Baseball and Football" and "Diamond Stars" series. The set was issued by the National Chicle Company in 1936 to promote Diamond Stars Gum. The set was published on two different types of paper, "glossy" and "leather" (matte) finish. The glossy subset contains 28 cards and the matte set only 15.
Inscription: Printed above image center: Red Grange
Printed along lower portion of image: No. 77 the Galloping Ghost./ In the college football Hall of Fame is the name/ "Red Grange," former Illinois half back...[see photograph]
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Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
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