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Maker:
American Thermos Bottle Company  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
leather (handle material)
metal (snaps material)
plastic (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 28 cm x 10 cm x 15.5 cm; 11 in x 3 15/16 in x 6 1/8 in
Object Name:
lunch box
Date made:
1916
Description (Brief):
This black wooden lunch box was made by Thermos in 1916. It has a hinged lid with two metal snaps and a leather handle. There are two silver, metal lunch trays mounted on hinged extenders inside.
Location:
Currently not on view
Subject:
School Personal Equipment  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Thermos L.L.C. (through T. H. Chang)
ID Number:
2004.3009.16.01
Nonaccession number:
2004.3009
Catalog number:
2004.3009.16.01
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-959d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1273725