Lost in Space Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This metal dome lunch box was manufactured by Thermos in 1967. This lunch box features images from the television show Lost in Space, which ran from 1965-1968 on CBS. Lost in Space was originally named Space Family Robinson, and was a futuristic take on the Swiss Family Robinson. The box features a colorful scene of the Robinsons in their vehicle, the Chariot, motoring over a beautifully drawn alien landscape and fighting an alien with their laser guns on the sides.
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
King Seeley Thermos
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (handle material)
overall: 23 cm x 13 cm x 19.5 cm; 9 1/16 in x 5 1/8 in x 7 11/16 in
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Taking America To Lunch
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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