Looney Tunes Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This metal lunch box was manufactured by Thermos in 1959. The front and back of the box is actually a styled as a television set, with Looney Tunes characters pictured inside the set. Looney Tunes were originally shorts that ran before feature films from 1930-1969, but have since been repackaged into a variety of television shows. Looney Tunes has given us some of cartoons most iconic characters, such as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner.
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1959
maker
King Seeley Thermos
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 22 cm x 10 cm x 19 cm; 8 11/16 in x 3 15/16 in x 7 1/2 in
ID Number
2004.3009.05.01
nonaccession number
2004.3009
catalog number
2004.3009.05.01
subject
Lunch Boxes
Popular Entertainment
Television
Movie
Family & Social Life
Television
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Exhibition
Taking America To Lunch
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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