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Africa's Taung Child [National Geographic magazine cover (Vol. 168, No. 5, Nov. 1985)]
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: American Bank Note Holographics, Inc.; Haines, Kenneth A.
Date made: 1985
Materials: embossed mylar foil (white light transmission); foil
Measurements: 10 in x 7 in
Cover from the November 1985 (Vol. 168, No. 5) issue of National Geographic magazine; embossed in the cover is a rainbow-colored hologram on foil showing the fossil skull of a child, looking to the right, with a long crack across the forehead; caption under hologram reads `Holographic image of Africa's Taung child, one to two million years old'; issue contained an article titled `The Search for Early Man.'
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