Campbell's Tomato Soup Thermos

Description (Brief)
This metal, glass and plastic thermos bottle was made by Aladdin in 1973. It has a screw-on red cup lid and screw-on red stopper. The thermos is a replica of the red and white Campbell's Tomato soup can design. This thermos accompanies Aladdin's pop art bread loaf dome lunch box, object number 2001.3101.16. Andy Warhol’s Campbell Soup Can paintings, created in 1962, had permeated popular culture at this point, and this thermos may be a take on those paintings.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle
Date made
1973
maker
Aladdin
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
plastic (lid material)
Measurements
overall: 17 cm x 8 cm; 6 11/16 in x 3 1/8 in
ID Number
2003.3070.34
nonaccession number
2003.3070
catalog number
2003.3070.34
subject
Lunch Boxes
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
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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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