Imogene Coca trading card

Description (Brief):

Trading card printed with color image of American actress and comedienne Imogene Coca. Biographical information about Coca is printed on the back of the card. This is card No. 84 from the" Television and Radio Stars of the National Broadcasting Company" (vertical backs) collectible set of 96 cards. The card was issued as an insert in a bubble gum package. Coca is shown wearing a trench coat in the photograph on the card; she was well-known for her "modest stripper" act in which she seductively shed a trench coat to reveal another underneath.

Date Made: 1950-1959Date Made: 1953

Depicted (Sitter): Coca, ImogeneMaker: Bowman Gum Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

General Subject Association: TelevisionSubject: ComedyComedians


See more items in: Culture and the Arts: Entertainment, Popular Entertainment


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1982.0377.24Accession Number: 1982.0377Catalog Number: 1982.0377.24

Object Name: Card, Tradecard

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 9.525 cm x 6.35 cm


Record Id: nmah_662368

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