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Depicted:
Rogers, Roy  Search this
Evans, Dale  Search this
Maker:
American Thermos Bottle Company  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 22 cm x 18 cm x 9 cm; 8 11/16 in x 7 1/16 in x 3 9/16 in
Object Name:
lunch box
Place Made:
United States: Connecticut, Norwich
Date made:
1955
Description (Brief):
This steel lunch box was manufactured by Thermos in 1955. The lunch box features images of Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, who starred in <i>The Roy Rogers Show</i> from 1951-1957. Roy Rogers was Thermos’s first entry into the arena of officially licensed lunch box merchandise, and early Roy Rogers boxes sold over 2 million units.
Location:
Currently not on view
Subject:
School Personal Equipment  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of D. Sean and Robin S. Brickell
ID Number:
2001.3087.03
Nonaccession number:
2001.3087
Catalog number:
2001.3087.03
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-640e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1196296