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Lunchbox

Donor Name:
Romyn Hitchcock  Search this
Object Type:
Lunch Box
Place:
Japan, Asia
Accession Date:
4 Feb 1889
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
021640
USNM Number:
E150473-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/316657dec-7892-4553-9273-ceb2fafc68bf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8340108
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Lunchbox

Donor Name:
Romyn Hitchcock  Search this
Object Type:
Lunch Box
Place:
Japan, Asia
Accession Date:
4 Feb 1889
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
021640
USNM Number:
E150454-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ff75f7d8-12b3-47c8-96fa-4719216d2528
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8340086
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lunchbox

Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
asphaltum (exterior decoration material)
gold (exterior decoration material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in x 7 in x 4 1/2 in; 5.715 cm x 17.78 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
lunch box
Place made:
United States
Date made:
late 19th century
Subject:
School Personal Equipment  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. Kenneth E. Jewett
ID Number:
DL.251349.0038
Catalog number:
251349.0038
Accession number:
251349
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-2936-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_310798
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lunchbox

Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
brass (sliding lock button material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/8 in x 8 1/4 in x 4 3/4 in; 5.3975 cm x 20.955 cm x 12.065 cm
Object Name:
lunch box
Place made:
United States
Date made:
late 19th century
Subject:
School Personal Equipment  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. Kenneth E. Jewett
ID Number:
DL.257491.0063
Catalog number:
257491.0063
Accession number:
257491
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-0f7e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_310795
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lunchbox

Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 3/8 in x 6 1/4 in x 4 3/4 in; 6.0325 cm x 15.875 cm x 12.065 cm
Object Name:
lunch box
lunch box
Place made:
United States
Date made:
late 19th century
Subject:
School Personal Equipment  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. Kenneth E. Jewett
ID Number:
DL.257491.0064
Catalog number:
257491.0064
Accession number:
257491
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-2092-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_310794
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lunchbox

Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
paint (exterior decoration material)
gold (exterior decoration material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 7/8 in x 7 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in; 4.7625 cm x 19.05 cm x 13.335 cm
Object Name:
Box, Lunch
lunchbox
Place made:
United States
Date made:
c. 1875-1900
Subject:
School Personal Equipment  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. Kenneth E. Jewett
ID Number:
DL.251349.0035
Catalog number:
251349.0034
Accession number:
251349
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-2935-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_310796
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Lunchbox, The Exciting World of Metrics

Maker:
King-Seeley Thermos Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (box and lid material)
plastic (handle material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/4 in x 8 5/8 in x 4 in; 18.415 cm x 21.9075 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
lunchbox
Date made:
ca 1976
Subject:
Olympics  Search this
Eating  Search this
Education  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of George A. Norton III
ID Number:
1992.0404.01
Accession number:
1992.0404
Catalog number:
1992.0404.01
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Measuring & Mapping
Science & Mathematics
Metric System
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-a29b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_376204

Metal lunchbox used by oysterman Ira Wright

Created by:
Thermos LLC, American, founded 1904  Search this
Owned by:
Ira Samuel Wright, American, 1902 - 1981  Search this
Medium:
metal and plastic
Dimensions:
7 1/2 x 10 x 5 5/8 in. (19.1 x 25.4 x 14.3 cm)
Type:
lunchboxes
Place used:
Wetipquin, Wicomico County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1957
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Labor  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Franklin I. Wright
Object number:
2013.61.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Exhibition:
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a60b0d39-e59e-450f-9d4a-46158abc08f8
EDAN-URL:
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1939-1940 New York World's Fair Souvenir Lunchbox

Measurements:
overall: 8 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in x 3 in; 22.225 cm x 16.51 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
Lunch box
box
souvenir lunchbox
Place made:
United States: New York, Queens
Associated Place:
United States: New York, Queens
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1939
Associated Date:
1939
1940
Subject:
School Personal Equipment  Search this
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
Credit Line:
The Larry Zim World's Fair Collection
ID Number:
1989.0438.1690
Accession number:
1989.0438
Catalog number:
1989.0438.1690
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-44f5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_892889

Lunchbox and thermos featuring Diahann Carroll from the sitcom Julia

Manufactured by:
Thermos LLC, American, founded 1904  Search this
Designed by:
Nick LoBianco, American  Search this
Subject of:
Diahann Carroll, American, 1935 - 2019  Search this
Betty Beaird, American, born 1935  Search this
Marc Copage, American, born 1962  Search this
Michael Link, American, born 1962  Search this
Medium:
metal, plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2013.108.13a Lunchbox Closed): 7 3/4 × 8 3/4 × 4 in. (19.7 × 22.2 × 10.2 cm)
H x W x D (2013.108.13a Lunchbox Open): 4 1/16 × 8 13/16 × 14 11/16 in. (10.3 × 22.4 × 37.3 cm)
H x W x D (2013.108.13b Thermos): 6 5/8 × 4 × 3 3/16 in. (16.8 × 10.2 × 8.1 cm)
Type:
lunchboxes
canteens (vessels)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1969
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Children  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Families  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Motherhood  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Sitcoms  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.108.13ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1969 Savannah Productions. Inc. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd545d759fe-79be-4000-9eaa-333f284c5f02
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.108.13ab

Lunchbox Kit, "Astronaut" and "Orbit"

Artist:
John Polgreen  Search this
Manufacturer:
King-Seeley Thermos Co.  Search this
Materials:
Overall, steel for both lunchbox and thermos; handle, lunchbox, plastic; cup atop thermos, plastic; lining, thermos, glass
Dimensions:
Overall: 16.51 x 10.8 x 22.23cm (6 1/2in. x 4 1/4in. x 8 3/4in.)
Type:
MEMORABILIA-Popular Culture
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
Lunchbox, 1960; thermos, 1963
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. James B. Edson
Inventory Number:
A19680478000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
James S. McDonnell Space Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9a76fb4b1-aaa0-4f38-b344-a70f1325f234
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19680478000
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Design for Plastic Lunchbox

Office of:
Donald Deskey Associates, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Draftsman:
Earl E. Hoyt Jr., American, born 1936  Search this
Client:
Union Carbide Corporation, Houston, Texas, USA, founded 1917  Search this
Medium:
Black marker, graphite stick, red color pencil on newsprint
Dimensions:
30.5 x 45.4 cm (12 x 17 7/8 in.)
Type:
industrial design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
New York, NY, USA
Date:
1960–1965
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald Deskey
Accession Number:
1988-101-1576
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq42de1a723-cb4d-4817-9234-b53b7d5f627a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1988-101-1576

Design for Plastic Lunchbox

Office of:
Donald Deskey Associates, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Draftsman:
Earl E. Hoyt Jr., American, born 1936  Search this
Client:
Union Carbide Corporation, Houston, Texas, USA, founded 1917  Search this
Medium:
Black marker, graphite stick on newsprint
Dimensions:
31 x 45.9 cm (12 3/16 x 18 1/16 in.)
Type:
industrial design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
New York, NY, USA
Date:
1960–1965
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald Deskey
Accession Number:
1988-101-1577
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq46f05670d-b5a9-4395-80df-6bbe2e179098
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1988-101-1577

Design for Plastic Lunchbox

Office of:
Donald Deskey Associates, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Draftsman:
Earl E. Hoyt Jr., American, born 1936  Search this
Client:
Union Carbide Corporation, Houston, Texas, USA, founded 1917  Search this
Medium:
Black marker, graphite stick on newsprint
Dimensions:
31 x 45.9 cm (12 3/16 x 18 1/16 in.)
Type:
industrial design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
New York, NY, USA
Date:
1960–1965
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald Deskey
Accession Number:
1988-101-1578
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq447cd3fcb-cbd2-477e-950f-946ff9b6e88e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1988-101-1578

Design for Plastic Lunchbox

Office of:
Donald Deskey Associates, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Draftsman:
Earl E. Hoyt Jr., American, born 1936  Search this
Client:
Union Carbide Corporation, Houston, Texas, USA, founded 1917  Search this
Medium:
Graphite stick, black marker on newsprint
Dimensions:
30.5 x 45.7 cm (12 x 18 in.)
Type:
industrial design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
New York, NY, USA
Date:
1960–1965
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald Deskey
Accession Number:
1988-101-1579
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4a17bcffe-5df9-4e7a-891b-06dd6404610d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1988-101-1579
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Lunchbox, Lindbergh, King Collection

Materials:
Metal
Dimensions:
3-D: 15.9 x 10.2 x 7.6cm, 0.1kg (6 1/4 x 4 x 3 in., 3/16lb.)
Type:
MEMORABILIA-Popular Culture
Credit Line:
Gift of the Stanley King Family.
Inventory Number:
A20040289051
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv90398a805-3c44-4258-9cea-950798eb57f3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20040289051
Online Media:

Superman lunch box used by Jimmy Rogers

User:
Rogers, Jimmy  Search this
Maker:
Thermos Company  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 7 in x 5 1/2 in; 30.48 cm x 17.78 cm x 13.97 cm
Object Name:
lunchbox
lunch box
Subject:
School Personal Equipment  Search this
Movie  Search this
Entertainment  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Jane Rogers
ID Number:
2011.0140.09
Accession number:
2011.0140
Catalog number:
2011.0140.09
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-61fc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1410596
Online Media:

Leche Fresca Lunch Box

Maker:
Aladdin  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
plastic (handle material)
Measurements:
overall: 21 cm x 19 cm x 9.5 cm; 8 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in
Object Name:
lunch box
Date made:
1970s
Subject:
School Personal Equipment  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Aladdin Industries (through Lillian B. Jenkins)
ID Number:
2003.3070.09.01
Nonaccession number:
2003.3070
Catalog number:
2003.3070.09.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-12f6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1250082
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Harry Potter

Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in x 8 1/4 in x 3 in; 25.4 cm x 20.955 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
lunchbox
Subject:
School Personal Equipment  Search this
Movie  Search this
Education  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0225.01
Accession number:
2013.0225
Catalog number:
2013.0225.01
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-ed5c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1451304
Online Media:

Lacquer Lunch-Box

Donor Name:
Mrs. B H. Buckingham  Search this
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Object Type:
Lunch Box
Place:
Japan, Asia
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
063783
USNM Number:
E305801-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3fe3ca50f-c5d4-47ca-b666-4c1dcdcec0e4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8388140
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