Celluloid Novelty

Celluloid Novelty

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One side of this celluloid card has a calendar for 1916, and ad for Squire’s "Arlington Brand" Pure Food Products. The other depicts a corn-fed pig as used in these products. John P. Squire began selling pork products in the Faneuil Hall Market, in Boston, in 1842.
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Object Name
Celluloid Novelty
Date made
John P. Squire & Company
Ehrman Mfg. Company
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
overall: 5.6 cm x 9.5 cm; x 2 3/16 in x 3 3/4 in
overall: 1/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 3 11/16 in;.3175 cm x 5.715 cm x 9.36625 cm
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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