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Geraldine Farrar Ghirardelli Motion Picture Star Card

Geraldine Farrar Ghirardelli Motion Picture Star Card

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Description
Sepia tone motion picture star card of American opera singer and film actress, Geraldine Farrar. Her beauty, acting ability, and “the intimate timbre of her voice” made her stand out during the early twentieth century. She is best known for roles in Carmen, Temptation, and The Stronger Vow.
The card is from a set of 70 movie star cards inserted into packages of Ghirardelli Milk Chocolate. The Ghiradelli Chocolate Company was founded by an Italian named Domenico Ghiradelli. Over 160 years later, Ghiradelli is the oldest continuously operating chocolate maker in America.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Card, Trading
card
date made
1920s
depicted (sitter)
Farrar, Geraldine
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 1/2 in x 2 7/8 in; 13.97 cm x 7.3025 cm
ID Number
1981.0806.07
accession number
1981.0806
catalog number
1981.0806.07
Credit Line
George W. Sims
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Movie Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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