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Treasure Chest

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Hallmark Cards Incorporated; American Bank Note Holographics, Inc.; Haines, Kenneth A.
Date made: 1984
Materials: embossed mylar foil (white light transmission); foil
Measurements: 4 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in
Nomenclature: commercial
Classification: holograms

Irregularly-shaped greeting card in the shape of a treasure chest, brown and banded in brass; the lid of the chest is `open' to show its contents; an embossed foil hologram is adhered to the card, showing a pile of gold coins, jewelry, cups, etc.; good 3-D effect, almost appearing to be a dichromated gelatin hologram by virtue of its goldish-blue color; card is blank inside; comes with one white envelope; still shrink-wrapped in original packaging.

Early holographic application commercially produced for personal adornment. Please note that due to the unique challenges of holography as a medium, high-resolution digital images are not available for most items in the holography collection. Please contact us for more information on reproducing images of holograms.

Related People

Haines, Kenneth A.