Swift's Premium Ham and Bacon

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Description (Brief)
Rectangular plastic advertising card for Swift's Premium Ham and Bacon. Front has a color image of a blonde boy in chef's hat, "Swift's Little Cook." He is peeling paper away from the corner of a wrapped ham, revealing passage of government inspection. Reverse has Swift & Co. logo in red and black and a calendar for 1914.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1914
advertiser
Swift and Company
maker
Whitehead & Hoag Company
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4.5 cm x 9.5 cm; 1 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in
ID Number
2006.0098.0578
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0578
subject
Pork
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Advertising
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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