Porky's Lunch Wagon Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This metal dome lunch box was manufactured by Thermos in 1959. The front of the box depicts Porky Pig’s lunch wagon serving food to other Looney Toons characters like Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Speedy Gonzales, and Elmer Fudd. The bottom of the box shows Bugs Bunny’s opening his own Burgers and Malts shop and stealing an enraged Porky’s Looney Toon customers by undercutting his price from a dime to a nickel.
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
American Thermos Products Co.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (part material)
overall: 22.5 cm x 12.5 cm x 19 cm; 8 7/8 in x 4 15/16 in x 7 1/2 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
Taking America To Lunch
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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