Aladdin Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This hard plastic lunch box was made by Aladdin in 1993. It has a plastic snap for hinged lid and hinged plastic carrying handle. The box is a sparkling blue with an image of Aladdin first freeing the Genie from his lamp in the 1992 Disney movie Aladdin on the lid. Concerned mothers feared metal lunch boxes could be used as playground weapons, so metal boxes stopped being manufactured in 1985. As such, this box was made from plastic, and its image is papered on.
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
overall: 20 cm x 22 cm x 11 cm; 7 7/8 in x 8 11/16 in x 4 5/16 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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