The Partridge Family Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This metal lunch box was manufactured by Thermos in 1971. The lunch box features images based on the musical TV show, The Partridge Family that ran on ABC from 1970-1974. The television show crossed over into musical success, as The Partridge Family Album was released in 1970, and sold over a million copies.
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1971
collected for nmah
Smithsonian Institution
maker
Thermos
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/4 in x 8 3/4 in x 4 in; 18.415 cm x 22.225 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
1988.3160.42
catalog number
1988.3160.42
nonaccession number
1988.3160
subject
Television
Family & Social Life
Lunch Boxes
Popular Entertainment
Television
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
depicted
Allen Woodall and Sean Brickell. Illustrated Encyclopedia of Metal Lunch Boxes

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