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Ralston Cookie Crisp box with hologram

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Ralston Purina Company
Date made: 1989
Materials: embossed mylar foil (white light transmission); foil
Measurements: 13 1/4 in x 10 1/4 in
Nomenclature: commercial
Classification: holograms

Flattened Cookie Crisp cereal box that contains a rainbow-colored, foil hologram hotstamped into the front panel; double-exposure image shows Cookie Crisp's character (a burglar) running along train tracks holding a bag of cookies while being chased by a policeman in a small boxcar; depending on angle of light, viewer either sees the burglar without the bag and the policeman with his hands up in the air, or the burglar with the bag and policeman reaching his hands out for it; back panel gives information on how to order a Hologram T-Shirt, featuring one of 5 holograms; side panel shows the 5 different holograms available on boxes of other Ralston brand cereals, and lists ways to use the holograms (`Build a suit of armor!').

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