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Thomas Meighan Ghirardelli Motion Picture Star Card

Thomas Meighan Ghirardelli Motion Picture Star Card

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Description
Sepia tone motion picture star card of American actor, Thomas Meighan. He was a famous silent film and early talking picture star who played opposite popular actresses like Mary Pickford and Gloria Swanson. Meighan’s most popular films include Male and Female, Why Change Your Wife?, and The Racket.
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
1920
1920s
depicted (sitter)
Meighan, Thomas
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
1981.0806.01
accession number
1981.0806
catalog number
1981.0806.01
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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