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Beatles Lunch Box

Catalog Data:

Maker:
Aladdin
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
plastic (handle material)
Measurements:
overall: 21 cm x 19 cm x 10 cm; 8 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in x 3 15/16 in
Object Name:
lunch box
Date made:
1966
Subject:
Family & Social Life
Music
Lunch Boxes
Popular Entertainment
ID Number:
2003.3070.02.01
Nonaccession number:
2003.3070
Catalog number:
2003.3070.02.01
Description (Brief):
This steel lunch box was manufactured by Aladdin Industries in 1966. The lunch box features images of The Beatles, and is the first box dedicated to musicians. The box is aqua blue with images of all four Beatles playing their instruments on the lid. The back features close-ups of the faces of John, Paul, George, and Ringo and their signatures are next to their images.
See more items in:
Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Exhibition:
Taking America To Lunch
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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