Dr. Seuss Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This steel lunch box was made by Aladdin Industries in 1970. The bottle has a metal snap for hinged lid and collapsible white plastic handle. The box is entitled “The World of Dr. Seuss.” It features artwork from a variety of Dr. Seuss books. The lid features an image from The Cat in the Hat, showing the cat juggling an umbrella, book, fish, and a tea cup, while Thing One and Thing Two prepare to trip the Cat, bringing everything crashing down.
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
plastic (handle material)
overall: 21 cm x 19 cm x 9.5 cm; 8 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
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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