Lawman Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This tin lunch box was manufactured by Thermos in 1961. It has a metal snap for a hinged lid and a collapsible red, plastic handle. The box features images from the television series Lawman, which ran from 1958-1962 on ABC. The show focused on the town of Laramie, Wyoming, and the action that happened around the Birdcage Saloon. Produced by Warner Brothers, Lawman had several crossover episode with other Warner Brother westerns like Maverick and Cheyenne.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1961
depicted
Russell, John
Brown, Peter
maker
King Seeley Thermos
Physical Description
tin (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23 cm x 19 cm x 10 cm; 9 1/16 in x 7 1/2 in x 3 15/16 in
ID Number
2001.3100.11.01
nonaccession number
2001.3100
catalog number
2001.3100.11.01
subject
Family & Social Life
Lunch Boxes
Popular Entertainment
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Lunch Boxes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Allan Woodall, Jr.
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