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Joe DiMaggio, from the Colored Photos Premiums series (R312) issued by the National Chicle Gum Company

Publisher:
Issued by the National Chicle Gum Company, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Date:
1936
Medium:
Photolithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 3/8 x 4 in. (13.7 x 10.2 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ephemera
Credit Line:
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Accession Number:
Burdick 324, R312.30
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 773
Trade cards from the "Colored Photos Premiums" series (R312), a set of 50 cards issued in 1936 by the National Chicle Company. The series is also known as "National Chicle Premiums" and "Pastel Photo Premiums." The 50 card set includes 25 individual player portraits, 14 multi-player portraits, and 11 cards of players in action.
Inscription: Printed facsimile autograph at lower left: Joe DiMagio [name mis-spelled on card]
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
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