Annie Oakley Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This tin lunch box was made by Aladdin in 1965. It has a metal snap for a hinged lid and a collapsible, blue plastic handle. The box features an image of Annie Oakley firing her revolver while riding a bucking horse on the lid and back. Drawings of a gun belt with ammunition are depicted on the sides. Annie Oakley was known as the surest shot in the Wild West, and toured with Buffalo Bill, and this television show fictionalized her life with her brother, Tagg.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1965
maker
Aladdin
Physical Description
tin (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 21 cm x 19 cm x 10 cm; 8 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in x 3 15/16 in
ID Number
2001.3101.05.01
nonaccession number
2001.3101
catalog number
2001.3101.05.01
subject
Family & Social Life
Lunch Boxes
Popular Entertainment
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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