Bozo the Clown Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This domed steel lunch was manufactured by Aladdin Industries in 1963. The box is red, blue and yellow with images of Bozo the Clown and circus scenes. Bozo the Clown was first created in 1946, and became a popular children’s television show as it was franchised at stations all over the country. A Bozo the Clown television show ran from 1961-2001, first as Bozo’s Circus, then as The Bozo Show, and finally as The Bozo Super Sunday Show.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
lunch box, Bozo the Clown
Date made
1963
maker
Aladdin
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
plastic (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 23 cm x 12 cm x 18 cm; 9 1/16 in x 4 3/4 in x 7 1/16 in
ID Number
2003.3070.20.01
nonaccession number
2003.3070
catalog number
2003.3070.20.01
subject
Lunch Boxes
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Television
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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