How the West was Won Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This tin lunch box was manufactured by Thermos in 1979. The lunch box features the characters from the television show How the West was Won on a tan background, with a faux leather-stitched design around the edge. How the West was Won was a 1962 feature film, but was revived as a mini-series in 1977, and an episodic series from 1978-1979. This box features pictures from the series starring James Arness.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1979
maker
Thermos
Physical Description
tin (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23 cm x 19 cm x 11 cm; 9 1/16 in x 7 1/2 in x 4 5/16 in
ID Number
2001.3087.29
nonaccession number
2001.3087
catalog number
2001.3087.29
subject
Lunch Boxes
Popular Entertainment
Television
Family & Social Life
Television
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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